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The Everglades is home to more than 750 kinds of seed-bearing plants including bromeliads, cacti, succulents, grasses and lichens, as well as different types of marine plants. Among the 164 plant species are 39 species o... More »

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There are a great number of plants that are native to Florida, including sweet acacia, giant leather fern, Everglades palm, fringed bluestar, black mangrove and devil's walkingstick. Other native Florida plants include p... More »

The Big Cypress National Preserve contains over 729,000 acres of freshwater swamplands. Located in southern Florida, the Big Cypress National Preserve borders the Everglades National Park and is part of the Florida Natio... More »

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CAM plants include most succulents, such as cacti and agaves, as well as some orchids and bromeliads. CAM is an acronym for crassulacean acid metabolism, and it refers to a specific type of photosynthesis generally used ... More »

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Many plant species lived during the Quaternary Period, including bushes, shrubs, prairie grasses, birch, pine, spruce, oak, maple and flowering plants of all types. Due to ice ages, plant populations and their ecosystems... More »

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The most common types of plants found in temperate grassland biomes are grasses and wildflowers, with trees and large shrubs also being present but very rare. Common types of grasses found in these biomes are ryegrass, w... More »

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Cross-pollination, which is when the pollen of one plant fertilizes another plant of the same species, occurs in a huge number of plants, including corn, willows, grasses and olive trees. A large number of food crops are... More »

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