Historic Markers Across Florida

A Slice of Slough

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Location: 7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
County: Lee
Coordinates: N 26° 34.248    W 081° 49.573
  26.5708    -81.82621666
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: WMV4KQ


A Slice of Slough

The Six Mile Cypress Slough has a diverse array of plants that occur in recognizable zones. Ecological conditions such as ground elevations, soil types and water depths determine the vegetation character of these communities. As you continue to travel along the boardwalk ahead, you will discover for yourself the fascinating workings of this wetland ecosystem.

Pine Flatwoods
Hardwood Transition
Flat Pond
Cypress Slough

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