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Beach Berry

Hawaiian Half Flower

Hawaiian Half Flower

Scaevola frutescens, Scaevola taccada, or Naupaka, Hawaiian Beach Berry, Hawaiian half flower grows well in home landscapes and beach access alley ways.

Naupaka with berries

Naupaka with berries

The 1″ white half-round flowers and small fleshy berries come out in spring. It is low to no maintenance, growing to 7 feet high without irrigation in sandy soil.

Scaevola frutescens

Scaevola frutescens

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Anna Maria Island Beach Regulations

Rules and regulations for the beaches of Anna Maria Island are governed by Florida State Law, the code of ordinances of Manatee County plus the additions and modifications within the 3 cities of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach, that comprise the municipalities of the island.

The beach is considered a ‘park’ for the purposes of applicable codes and enforcement of rules. Alleys and paths to the beach are included as ‘entryways’. Some special rules apply at the county public beach parks Anna Maria Bayfront Park, Coquina Bayside Park, Coquina Gulfside Park, and Manatee Beach Park where there are facilities and areas zoned for specific uses, and lifeguards.

The main regulations include:

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