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  • Laguncularia racemosa is confined to areas around Laguna San Ignacio and Spartina foliosa (IK) to Laguna Ojo de Liebre.

    Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaíno, Mexico

  • Protected coves and lagoons are dominated by red, white, black and button mangrove swamps of Rhizophora mangle, Avicennia germinans, Laguncularia racemosa and Conocarpus erecta with the halophytic herbs Sesuvium spp., which are rich nursery and breeding grounds for fish, invertebrates and birds.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • A dark bugbane (formally known as Actaea racemosa or Cimicifuga), which grows almost three feet tall, is one of my favorites for its odd-shaped leaves and color.

    Growing Insecurity

  • Flora can languish or become dormant, like the shade-tolerant perennial snakeroot (Cimicifuga racemosa).

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  • Behind these formations, also dominant is the button mangrove (Conocarpus erectus) and other mangrove species like Laguncularia racemosa and Pelliciera rhizophora.

    Manabí mangroves

  • Mangroves along the Pacific coast comprise Rhizophora mangle, Avicennia nitida, Laguncularia racemosa, Mora oleifera (V) and Pterocarpus officinalis.

    Darién National Park, Panama

  • Both types of mangroves house the same tree species: Rhizophora mangle, Laguncularia racemosa and a few individuals of Avicennia germinans, which are scarce because they are relatively intolerant of high salinity and persistent floods.

    Petenes mangroves

  • The higher slopes are characterized by trees such as Castanopsis sp. which occur in a denser canopy dominated by Podocarpus neriifolius, Turpinia sphaerocarpa, Fagraea racemosa, Dipterocarpus hasseltii, Aphanamixis spp. and Eurya spp.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • Threatened species, or those at the limit of their biogeographic range include Stephanomeria runcinata, Atriplex powellii, Orobanche ludoviciana, A. suckleyi, Oryzopsis micrantha, Lupinus pusillus, Plantago elongata, Muhlenbergia racemosa, Erigonium cernuum and Antennaria dimorpha.

    Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada

  • Mangrove forests contain red mangrove Rhizophora mangle, black mangrove Avicennia nitida, and white mangrove Laguncularia racemosa.

    Everglades National Park, United States

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