Friday, September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

Location: Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

This is known as a Ficus tree
It usually starts it's life on another tree as an epiphyte
It puts out long, vine-like roots
And eventually ends the original tree's life.

Sources: UF/IFAS Reprint: Ficus aurea: Florida Strangler Fig

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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