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. 

Snowberry

(Chioccoca pinetorum)

The Snowberry is native to South Florida and thrives throughout the Bahamas and West Indies, where it is referred to as Milkberry. The low scrambling shrub can reach a height of 10 feet, if given a support to climb upon. The fragrant tiny, delicate yellow, bell-shaped flowers are about one-half an inch long, and display in clusters. The common name used for this shrub refers to the ovoid, sparkling white berries that follow the delightful flowers.

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