Road Trip to St. Augustine

St. Augustine Lighthouse.
It’s not terribly old.
(It replaced the original watch tower in 1886 when the original tower fell into the sea as a result of beach erosion.) Honestly. I don’t see the historical significance, but it sure is pretty.
A lovely stand of live oaks in the park across the street from the lighthouse.
Resurrection ferns.
When the weather is dry they shrivel up and brown. But after a rain they ‘resurrect’ into a lovely pad of green. Often found on live oaks, resurrection ferns are epiphytes or air plants. And some scientists think they can live 100 years. Here is a great article from U of Florida on these lovely plants. They are easy to grow indoors and outdoors.
The ride back to Jacksonville.


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