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Sandhills Zone 9

Sandhill, the high rolling savannah of Florida marked by longleaf pines, grasses, and abundant wildflowers, occurs on deep, well-drained yellow sands with few nutrients and little organic matter. Like flatwoods, sandhill burns every 1-5 years, preventing hardwood succession. Canopy of longleaf pine and turkey oak, understory of wildflowers, wiregrass and few woody shrubs.