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pine forest

Towering slash pine cut through a fog-laden sunrise in Corkscrew Sanctuary. The pines and the saw palmetto in the understory are fire-resistant and have survived many (planned and unplanned) fires.

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Cypress forest, cypress swamp

Slowly revealing in a dissipating fog, Pond cypress, Taxodium ascendens, and the larger Bald cypress, Taxodium distichum, populate┬áthe cypress swamp along Corkscrew Sanctuary boardwalk. The Bald cypress at Corkscrew are the largest remaining tract of old-growth cypress in the world, … Continue reading

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