Dunes and maritime forest
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,
- 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.