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Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Wetlands Plant Species at FMEL

 

White Mangrove

Laguncularia racemosa

roots of white mangrove trees

Usually shrubby, but can grow to 10 m. As shown above, the trunk may exhibit aerial roots close to the water. Smooth, oblong, light green leaves with notched tips. Fleshy, almond-shaped propagules. Generally grows in areas with only infrequent tidal flooding, but does well in a variety of soils.