Leaves are alternate, inches long, lanceolate, with finely serrate margins.
Beauty Berry: Callicarpa americana: 6ft: H: PS: F: W: D/AV: D: Small pinkish white flowers in spring and purple berries in fall. Good understory for shade.
Wildlife attracting. Buttonwood. Silver: Conocarpus erectus: var sericeus: 15ft: T: S: E: W: AV/M: E: Good hedge, screen or specimen for coastal sites and barrier islands. Distinctive silver foliage. Cocoplum: Chrysobalanus icaco: 12ft: T: S/SP.
The heart is the only edible part of the plant where the terminal bud can be chopped out of the center of a palm tree and eaten raw or cooked.
Lavender-pink flowers appear in spring and early summer, followed by berry clusters in late summer, fall and winter. Though this shrub is a Florida native plant (and grows naturally throughout the southern United States), it's not always on hand at garden centers so you may have to order it.
Shrub with bell-shaped reddish-purple flowers and egg-shaped, dark green leaves and thick stems Found throughout the United States Belladonna berries are very shiny and are larger and darker than blueberries. All parts of this plant is extremely poisonous.
There are several species of grapes that occupy Florida.
Blackberry Black Each berry looks like a cluster of tiny, round berries. Thorny shrub orFile Size: KB. Description - Native shrub or small tree to 20 feet or more in south Florida, more commonly feet. Narrow crown, taller than broad, slender trunk and branches with thin, pale grey bark. Leaves are a shiny dark green above, paler dull green below, elliptic, alternate, inches long, margins entire.
This is unlike herbaceous plants that might still be alive in the soil (roots) but the top of the plants dies back in the winter and must re-grow branches and stems each spring. TIPS: Use your observation and sensory skills to thoroughly examine an unknown tree or shrub before you make an identification decision. Take your time and don’t jump to.