Black mangrove

Avicennia germinans -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Avicennia germinans

Native in Florida

Black mangrove is a native tree of Florida's peninsular tidal swamps. This small tree flowers all year.

There is only one species in the Avicennia family in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Presently, black mangrove occurs in FL, GA, PR, TX, and the Virgin Islands (Kartesz, 1999).