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CFPACS - 03/07/2020 - Part I - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Sarasota, FL

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Some photos from the CFPACS visit to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Ficus altissima

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Licuala spinosa

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Rhapidophyllum hystrix

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Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

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Satakentia liukiuensis

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Thrinax radiata

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Coccothrinax barbadensis

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Howea forsteriana (1)

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Howea forsteriana (2)

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Sabal yapa

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Coccothrinax crinita

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Coccothrinax argentata

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Some very large Golden cocos... don't stand under these :)

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Salacca magnifica

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Calyptrocalyx spicatus

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Out in the jungle...

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kinzyjr

A few more photos.

Waterfall into the Koi pond.

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Koi pond

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Desert garden (Next 5 photos)

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Pavilion

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Courtyard

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Ficus benghalensis (in fruit)

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Pandanus utilis bearing fruit

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Nannorrhops ritchiana

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Pitcher plants

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Conservatory Desert garden

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bubba

Wow and thank you!

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piping plovers

Beautiful photos.  Thank you.  I was there 30 years ago and always wanted to return.  I remember their orchid and epiphyte displays at that time being very impressive.

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kinzyjr

@bubba + @piping plovers There are more photos on our Facebook page.  If you're using a PC, you won't need an account to see them (I don't use Facebook).  On my phone it's sometimes difficult to bypass the sign-up/login nag:

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Our photographer managed to get some better shots of some of the plants at both Selby and Rob Branch's garden than I did, so it's worth a look if you have the time.

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piping plovers

Yes, thanks for the link to the photos.  What a great opportunity to visit gardens with other plant enthusiasts.

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