Found this on the North Shore yesterday, we cleaned it and it's the MOST amazing purple!!
These pretty graceful fig shells have delicate cream and brown markings. ◆ Fig shells belong to the small ficidae group of shells that live in sand within warm tropical seas. ◆ This particular species (Ficus Gracilis) is a common deep water shell founds in seas stretching from Japan to Taiwan. ◆ Size: approx 14 cm long
.LOVE strawberry turbans! so little, perfect accent shells.
Florida's State Shell the Horse Conch... state bird is the Mockingbird, state flower is the Orange Blossom, tree is the Cabbage (Sabal) Palm, and of course, it's nickname is the Sunshine State.