Posts Tagged ‘sugar sand’

Strolling on Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach is one the sugar sand beaches along the panhandle of Florida. It is a good place for quiet stroll. Trudie Bell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com Buy this picture http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Pensacola-Beach/G00007MtU5Qgk_pM/I0000pOoN6DzjAr8 Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

An Anchor with Color

Beach morning glory, Ipomoea pes-caprae, is a pioneer species that works with sea oats to anchor dunes. The bright green leaves and the purple flowers provide a brilliant contrast to the white sugar sand of Grayton Beach. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Grayton-Beach-Florida/G0000YQlri6.TLKc/I0000TsgYP99hRYU Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

Waiting

Beach chairs, umbrellas, water and a sugar sand beach just waiting for the fun to begin. Grayton Beach in the Florida panhandle is a great place to relax and enjoy the beach. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Grayton-Beach-Florida/G0000YQlri6.TLKc/I0000UZAPJD1rlGA/C0000iXkfIDC5vZs Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net


Sea Oats

The coastal dune systems are incredibly harsh areas for plants. The combination of salt spray, shifting sand and the lack of water retention by the sand defeats most plants that attempt to grow there. Sea oats, Uniola paniculata, is a colonizing species of the dunes. The root system of the sea oats help stabilize the […]

Sugar Sand Summer

The sugar sand of the north Florida beaches provide a stunning visual contrast to the turquoise water of the Gulf and the brilliant primary colors of beach gear. Henderson Beach is part of a State Park preserving the coastal system near Destin Florida. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/ License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Henderson-Beach-Florida/G0000kmdOrK_vf8U/I0000VrEEDtqW8CY Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

Zienna Lost and Forgotten

The sand on the beaches of the Florida Panhandle is known as sugar sand, because it is so fine and white. When land is cleared near the coast for development, an expanse of blazing white is created that reminds me of a fresh snowfall, except that usually it is blazing hot as well as blinding […]