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Native Flags: South Florida: Miami Science Museum
 
 


To see the native trees of the Native Flags project,
please visit Native Trees at the Miami Science Museum website.


Visit the Miami Science Museum Wildlife Center, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL
to see the project's twelve native tree species and their respective
flags.

  

The 12 South Florida Native Tree Species

Cortada worked with eco-practitioners to select the twelve fast-growing native species to be used in the urban reforestation campaign aimed at helping re-grow our community's native tree canopy.  Below please see the 12 designs created by Xavier Cortada for the center of the project flag (click on their scientific name to see larger, color design). 

 


Cornocarpus erectus

 

Lysiloma latisliquum  
 


Bursera simaruba

 

 Simarouba glauca
 

Quercus virginiana
 

Ilex cassine
 


Coccoloba diversifolia

 

Chrysophyllum oliviforme
 

Coccoloba uvifera
 

Hamelia patens
 

Forestieria segregata
 

Psychotria nervosa
 

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






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