Spring Break 2023: Alligator mississippiensis and Pistia stratiotes

Alligator mississippiensis, the American alligator,
and Pistia stratiotes, the Water lettuce;
Collier county, Florida (12 March 2023).
Spring Break 2023

Here’s a fairly classic Florida shot: An American alligator lurking in a thick growth of floating Water lettuce. Just imagine what this would look like from within the water looking up!

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