Friday, August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018

Location: Merritt Island, Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area

This is a Chrysobalanus icaco
Commonly known as the Cocoaplum.
Birds and other wild life love its fruit,
Which humans also make jelly from.

Sources: Florida Native Plant Society - Chrysobalanus icaco

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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