Avicennia Germinans, or more commonly know as Black Mangrove, is a tree shrub with dark green foliage and white flowers of the genus Avicennia. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 30 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is year round, blooms during early summer and is intolerant of shade. Avicennia Germinans or Black Mangrove's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
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