Avicennia germinans

Black mangrove

Native to Florida

Species Overview

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).

Species Characteristics