Quote Originally Posted by Trees are neat! View Post
Tree 3.... could it be some kind of ficus (fig) tree? Given the location leaf shape, texture and petiole length this would be my best guess. Might be a shortleaf fig. Did this tree appear to be growing around another tree? It could be a strangler fig. Here is a link to a long list of trees common to south FL.


I went through all of them and fig made the most sense to me.

That was what I thought too when I saw the leaves but the bark doesn't look anything like the bark of the ubiquitous ficus benjamina, so I didn't suggest it. It could obviously be some other type.