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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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Synonym: Cenchrus spinifex
Almost anyone who has been to the beach in Florida will be familiar with this plant with the painful burs. I like to think this is nature's way of saying "Keep Off The Dunes!".
Many coastal plants are a critical factor in sand dune formation and preservation. Foot traffic on the dunes can uproot and destroy these beneficial species.
Date record last modified:
Aug 07, 2016