A Bit Of An Unexpected Natural Wonder, Few People Know There Are 100 Species Of Orchids Hiding In Florida
Here in Florida, we’re extremely proud of our natural wonders. Part of what makes Florida so special involves nature, whether it’s the mangrove swamps, the stunningly rare coral reefs, or the miles of pristine beaches. But what many people might not know is that Florida is also home to over 100 different species of orchids! Many orchids thrive in the heat and humidity our great state offers, and we have the perfect place to see the most diverse species of orchids native to Florida.
Have you ever been to Selby Gardens? Did you happen to indulge in some rare species of orchids native to Florida? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Also, if you’re interested in planning a trip to this natural wonder, check out the Marie Selby Gardens website or the Marie Selby Gardens Facebook Page.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.