Conocarpus erectus

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Noun1.Conocarpus erectus - evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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In fact, their girth and large fronds provide more protection from the sun and, together with a natural hedge of silver buttonwood, more privacy from the neighboring property.
For a Bird Key modernist residence, Young created an "enlightened modern garden"-an artful mix of silver buttonwood set against black Mexican river stone, soothing bamboo and a curved coconut palm cantilevered over one of several pools.