The Florida gopher tortoise is listed as a Threatened Species. Please look under your car when backing out of parking spaces, drive slowly and stay on marked trails or the boardwalk. 

Golden Beach Creeper

(Ernodea littoralis)

This plant is native to Florida. The red stems help the plant survive droughts. The tubular flowers are pinkish white with 4 curled tops that fold down, appearing year-round followed by small round golden berries that birds like to eat. A tea is made from the leafy branch tips as a home remedy for coughs.

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