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. 
Yellowtop (Flaveria floridana)

Yellowtop (Flaveria floridana)

Yellowtop (Flaveria floridana) This native plant located along the Saylor Trail is endemic to Florida, meaning it only grows in Florida. More specifically, it has been found only along the Gulf Coast of Florida between Clearwater and Marco Island. Flaveria floridana...
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens)

Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens)

Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens) A native plant located along the Saylor Trail. It is an evergreen woody shrub or small tree in the Sunflower (Aster) family. They are common along coastal areas and have high salt tolerance. However, they are not restricted to these types...
Saltbush aka Groundsel (Baccharis halimifolia)

Saltbush aka Groundsel (Baccharis halimifolia)

Saltbush aka Groundsel (Baccharis halimifolia) A native plant located along the Saylor Trail. It is an evergreen woody shrub or small tree in the Sunflower (Aster) family. They are common along coastal areas and have high salt tolerance. However, they are not...
Beach Elder aka Seacoast Marshelder (Iva imbricata)

Beach Elder aka Seacoast Marshelder (Iva imbricata)

Beach Elder aka Seacoast Marshelder (Iva imbricata) This is a pioneer plant—one of the first to return to dunes after a large storm.  Iva imbricata is a North American species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names such as Beach elder, dune...
Bay Cedar (Suriana maritima)

Bay Cedar (Suriana maritima)

Bay Cedar (Suriana maritima) The Bay Cedar is endemic to south Florida, the Caribbean, Central America, and the Bahamas. It is commonly found growing in thickets, on sand dunes and rocky shores, often just back of the high tide line. It is now on the endangered plants...
Winged Sumac (Rhus copallinum)

Winged Sumac (Rhus copallinum)

Winged Sumac (Rhus copallinum) Winged sumac is a large, deciduous shrub or small tree, 20-35 ft. tall, with short, crooked trunks and open branching. Glossy, dark-green, pinnately compound leaves turn reddish-purple in the fall. Individual plants normally have only...