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2015-04-16 08:28:42

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penthouse Pet of the Year, Maxim Magazine's Top 12 and adult film star superstar Tori Black will be appearing at the new Crazy Horse in Pompano

2015-04-16 08:28:14

The spring and summer wedding season is soon to start and Forbes Living TV has a bouquet of related topics for brides and guests. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Apr.

2015-04-16 08:20:35

TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA), President John Schueler and former MacDill AFB Commander Brig. Gen.

2015-04-15 23:12:36

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Maryland Maitland, Florida (PRWEB) April

2015-04-15 23:02:51

Expectant patients from Tampa Family Health Centers throughout Hillsborough County can now deliver at Florida Hospital Tampa. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 15,

2015-04-15 16:31:03

TAMARAC, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Rubenstein, MD and Board Certified Dermatologist, has been selected by Castle Connelly Media Research Group as one of South Florida's Top

2015-04-15 12:24:39

Simulation kicks-off preparations for 10th year since last major hurricanes impacted Florida JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the 2015 hurricane

2015-04-15 08:31:38

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Atlantic University, one of Florida's leading public research universities, and the internationally renowned Nansen Neuroscience

2015-04-15 08:30:05

Redesigned website features a responsive design, streamlined navigation and plenty of high-quality photos KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-15 08:25:34

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) today announced that it plans to report first-quarter 2015 financial results before the opening of the


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Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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