Trails

​Click on the interactive map below to explore the trails and features of The Preserve. 
Click here for a printable PDF version of the trail map. 

Entrance Mangrove Boardwalk Waterfall Mangrove Wetland Welcome Centre Medicinal Trail Poisonous Plants Display Beds Lath House Restrooms Educational Pavilion Epiphyte Trail Suniva's Trail Economic Botany Trail Weather Station Freshwater Wetland Edible History Restrooms Ethan's Tower Loop Ethan's Tower Palm Sitting Circle

Browse all of the Plants found along the trails below.

 WELCOME CENTRE AND MANGROVE WETLAND AREA

Five Finger Tabebuia bahamensis
Rufous Orchid Encyclia rufa
Coconut Palm Cocos nucifera
Pigeon Plum Coccoloba diversifolia
Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum
Whisk Fern Psilotum nudum
Golden Creeper Ernodea littoralis
Southern Shield Fern Thelypteris kunthii
White Head Rhyncospora floridensis
Giant Fern Acrostichum danaeifolium
Tropical Fimbry Fimbristylis cymosa
Pink Rain Lily Zephryanthes rosea
Yellow Rain Lily Zephryanthes citrina
Porter Weed Phyla nodiflora
White Rain Lily Zephryanthes puertoricensis
Rusty Sedge Fimbristylis ferruginea
Large Cyperus Cyperus ligalaris
Capitate Spike Rush Eleocharis geniculata
Waterhyssop Bacopa monnieri
Capitate Spike Rush Eleocharis caribaea
Buccaneer Palm Pseudophoenix sargentii
Wild Tamarind Lysiloma latisilliquum
Horse Bush Gundlachia corymbosa
Coonti Zamia pumila
Sea Oats Uniola paniculata
Black Ink Berry Scaevola plumieri
Bay Lily Hymenocallis arenicola
Shanks Salmea petrobioides
Spike Grass Uniola virgata
Buttonwood Conocarpus erectus
Mosquito Bush Strumpfia maritima
Bay Lavender Argusia gnaphalodes
Wild Thyme Rhachicallis americana
Silver Top Palm Coccothrinax argentata
Gum Elemi Bursera simaruba
Ming Tree Bucida spinosa
Spanish Stopper Eugenia foetida

 MANGROVE BOARDWALK

Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto
Serpent Fern Phlebodium aureum
Black Mangrove Avicennia germinans
Red Mangrove Rhizophora mangle
Boston Fern Nephrolpis exaltata
White Mangrove Laguncularia racemosa
Silvery Wild Pine Tillandsia circinnata
Bull Vine Cissus intermedia
Mealy Wild Pine Catopsis berteroniana
Florida Strap Airplant Catopsis floribunda
Money Orchid Encyclia boothiana
Lesser Yellow Spike Orchid Polystachya foliosa
Nocturnal Epidendrum Epidendrum nocturnum
Fehling's Encyclia Encyclia fehlingii

 FROM BOARDWALK TO MEDICINAL PLANT BEDS

False Cocaine Erythroxylum areolatum
Ram's Horn Pithecellobium keyense
Cinnecord Acacia choriophylla
Pain-in-back Trema lamarckianum
Box Briar Randia aculeata
Darling Plum Reynosia septentrionalis
White Calliandra Calliandra formosa

 MEDICINAL PLANT AREA

DERMATOLOGICAL USES
Milky Weed Euphorbia mesembrianthemifolia
Cough Bush Neurolaena lobata
Shephard's Needle Bidens alba
White Sage Lantana involucrata
Bahama Sage Lantana bahamensis
Bahama Buttercup Turnera ulmifolia
Aloe Aloe vera
Scurgeons needle Opuntia cochenillifera
Short-leaved Fig Ficus citrifolia
Sword Bush Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus
Obeah Bush Stemodia maritima
Blue Flower Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Bahama Senna Cassia chapmanii
Bay Geranium Ambrosia hispida
PAIN RELIEF
Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum
Horse Bush Gundlachia corymbosa
Silver Top Palm Coccothrinax argentata
Blue Flower Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Thatch Palm Thrinax morrisii
Strong Back Bourreria succulenta
Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni
Jack-Ma-Da Koanophyllon villosum
Life Leaf Kalanchoe pinnata

INFANT CARE
Jack-Ma-Da Koanophyllon villosum
Catnip Salvia serotina
Dill Antheum gravelons
BUSH TEAS AND TONICS
Rufous Orchid Encyclia rufa
Pigeon Plum Coccoloba diversifolia
Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum
Gum Elemi Bursera simaruba
Sword Bush Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus
Strong Back Bourreria succulenta
Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni
Life Leaf Kalanchoe pinnata
Snakeroot Picramnia pentandra
Pissabed Vallesia antillana
Sweet Margaret Psidium longipes
Lemon Grass Cymbopogon flexuosus
Iron Wood Krugioidendron ferreum
Wild Lime Zanthoxylum fagara 
Brasilletto Caesalpinia vesicaria
Snow Berry Chiococca alba
Wild Dilly Manilkara bahamensis 
Feather Bed Diospyros crassinervis
COLD AND FLU REMIDIES
Cough Bush Neurolaena lobata
Shephard's Needle Bidens alba
Blue Flower Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Obeah Bush Stemodia maritima
Bay Geranium Ambrosia hispida
Lemon Grass Cymbopogon flexuosus
Life Leaf Kalanchoe pinnata
White Torch Amyris elemifera
Mexican Poppy Argemone mexicana
Goat weed Capraria biflora
Wooley Booger Corchorus hirsutus

OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
Scurgeons needle Opuntia cochenillifera
Sword Bush Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus
Cancer Tree Jacaranda coerulea
GASTROINTESTINAL REMIDIES
Aloe Aloe vera
Sword Bush Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus
Blue Flower Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Bahama Senna Cassia chapmanii
Bay Geranium Ambrosia hispida
Thatch Palm Thrinax morrisii
Jack-Ma-Da Koanophyllon villosum
Snakeroot Picramnia pentandra
Crabwood Ateramnus lucidus
Sea Grape Coccoloba uvifera
Cascarilla Croton eluteria
White Stopper Eugenia axillaris
Princewood Exostema caribaeum
Naked Wood Myrcianthes fragrans
Vanilla Orchid Vanilla barbellata
POISONOUS PLANTS
Castor Bean Ricinus communis
Young Manchineel Grimmeodendron eglandulosum
Manchineel Hippomane mancinella
Poison Wood Metopium toxiferum

RESPIRATORY AILMENTS
Bay Lily Hymenocallis arenicola
Cough Bush Neurolaena lobata
Life Leaf Kalanchoe pinnata
White Stopper Eugenia axillaris

CIRCULATION REMIDIES
Short-leaved Fig Ficus citrifolia
Blue Flower Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni
Jack-Ma-Da Koanophyllon villosum
Snakeroot Picramnia pentandra
Satin Leaf Chrysophyllum oliviforme
Golden Fig Ficus aurea

 DISPLAY BEDS

GENERAL DISPLAY SPECIMENS
Rauvolfia Rauvolfia nitida
Mastic Mastichodendron foetidissimum
Bahama Vervain Stachytarpheta fruticosa
Bahama Neobracea Neobracea bahamensis
Red Cedar Juniperus barbadensis
Frangipanni Plumeria obtusa
Hercules Club Zanthoxylon coriaceum
Bahama Wedellia Wedellia bahamensis
Bahama Spathelia Spathelia bahamensis
Inagua Sagebush Lantana balsamifera
Caribbean Thoroughwort Chromolaena corymbosa
CACTI SPECIMENS
Scurgeons needle Opuntia cochenillifera
Common Prickly Pear Opuntia stricta
Millspaugh's Prickly Pear Consolea millspaughii
Night Blooming Cereus Hylocereus undatus
Columnar Cacti Pilosocereus polygonous

AGAVE SPECIMENS
Brace's Century Plant Agave braceana
Bahama Century Plant Agave bahamana
Century Plant Agave sp.
Millspaugh's Century Plant Agave millspaughii
Sisal Agave sisalana

 ECONOMIC BOTANY TRAIL

Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum
Thatch Palm Thrinax morrisii
Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni
Cascarilla Croton eluteria
Mastic Mastichodendron foetidissimum
Red Cedar Juniperus barbadensis
Horseflesh Lysiloma sabicu

 EDIBLE HISTORY GARDEN

LUCAYAN
Coconut Palm Cocos nucifera
Sea Grape Coccoloba uvifera
Cassava Manihot esculenta
Coco plum Chrysobalanus iacao
Corn Zea mays
Pineapple Ananas comosus

SPANISH

Genipe Meliloccus bijugatus
Guava Psidium guajaba
Dilly Manilikara zapota
Soup Sop Annona muricata
Sugar Apple Annona squamosal
Custard Apple Annona sp.
Mammea Mamey sapote
BRITISH
Persian Lime Citrus x. latifolia
Key Lime Citrus aurantifolia
Orange Citrus x. sinensis
Hog Plum Spondias purpurea
Bread Fruit Artocarpus altilis
Papaya Carica papaya
Sugar Cane Saccharum sp.
Avocado Peresea americana
Tamarind Tamarindus indica
Jujube Ziziphus jujuba
Banana Musa × paradisiaca
Mango Mangifera indica
MODERN
Java Plum Syszygium cumini
Governor's Plum Flacourtia ramontichi
Goose Berry Phyllanthus acidus
All Spice Pimenta dioicia

Noni Morinda citrifiloia
Star Fruit Averrhoa carambola
Barbados Cherry Malpighia glabra
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