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Fort Myers in Lee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Scrub Oak Habitat

 
 
Scrub Oak Habitat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 16, 2015
1. Scrub Oak Habitat Marker
Inscription. The scrub is a rare and unique habitat where ground cover is sparse due to the dry, low nutrient environment. Plants and animals living in the scrub have adapted to the harsh conditions. Gopher tortoise need sandy, dry land areas to create their burrows which are also shared by hundreds of other animals.
 
Location. 26° 41.59′ N, 81° 46.666′ W. Marker is in Fort Myers, Florida, in Lee County. Marker is on Palm Beach Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is located inside park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10901 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers FL 33905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tracking Manatees (here, next to this marker); Relatives and Relationships (here, next to this marker); Manatee Young (here, next to this marker); Pine Flatwoods Habitat (here, next to this marker); Responsible Fishing (here, next to this marker); Boating with Wildlife (here, next to this marker); Mangroves - Trees of the Sea (here, next to this marker); Munching Manatees (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Myers.
 
Categories. AnimalsEnvironment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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