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. 
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)

Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)

Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens) Native to Florida, this plant is in the Asterceae family. The yellow blooms appear in late summer or early fall. The plant reaches 3-6 feet tall from underground runners. Despite the name, this species does not cause hay fever...
Seaoats (Uniola paniculata)

Seaoats (Uniola paniculata)

Seaoats (Uniola paniculata) Seaoats once blanketed the coastal landscape along the southeastern United States from North Carolina to south Florida. Now they are endangered. They were the primary dune stabilizer and will grow right up to the high tide mark along the...
Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera)

Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera)

Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera) Seagrapes can reach 50-60 feet, but are often shorter near the beach due to water and wind effects. They can be used in yards and trimmed into hedges. These plants help stabilize the dunes and are native. Small white flowers on long spikes...
Saltwort (Batis maritima)

Saltwort (Batis maritima)

Saltwort (Batis maritima) The white or yellow minute flowers are found year-round, mostly April-summer, at the base of a fleshy cone-like structure in the leaf axils. It is known to be one of the major colonizers after loss of mangroves due to hurricanes. In the West...
Saffron Plum (Sideroxylon celastrinum)

Saffron Plum (Sideroxylon celastrinum)

Saffron Plum (Sideroxylon celastrinum) If you are walking along the trail and you suddenly smell a most wonderful scent, chances are it is the Saffron Plum in bloom. The small, white, flowers grow in clusters from May to November. These flowers attract bees and...