Dunes and maritime forest

Pedro Tejada

Introduction

THe Dunes is a hot place.It is like the desert by a little less hotter.The maritime forest is a mild condition which means it is hot and cold.Waves from hurricane can destroy the Dunes and,maritime forest.At least 22 species of endemic plants are found in the Dunes and maritime forest,

Biotic components

The Dunes and maritime ecosystem include these animal such as American oystercatcher,Beach sunflower,Black swimmer,cabbage Palm,and Eastern diamondback snake.

Abiotic componets

The Dunes and maritime Abiotic components include sedimentary rocks,sand,water,and weather such as in the summer include it being tropical.Winds,and waves.
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Here is how the Dunes and maritime forest look like.

Classification of eastern diamondback rattlesnake.

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Subphylum:Vertebrata

Class:Reptilia

Order:Squamata

Suborder:Serpentes

Family:Viperidae

Subfamily:Crotalinae

Genus:Crotalus

Species:C. adamanteus


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Fun facts

  • Foredunes contain grassess such as sea oats.
  • Beaches are the most important nesting for loggerhead turtles.
  • nearly 20% of florida barrier island has been developed.
  • Sandy typically contain parallel zone of upper beach.