Thursday, September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Location: Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

This is a Gumbo Limbo tree
Great-crested Flycatchers like its fruit.
It's bark is reddish and peels like
The skin of a tourist in a swim suit.

Sources: Florida Native Plant Society - Bursera Simaruba

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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