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Pouzzole trail

Discovery trail
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In the shade of tall trees, the trail is a chance to see the woodland and rural plant life in northern Grande-Terre.
A very short walk along an educational trail, ideal for a family outing.

6 points of interest
Information board

Information at the start

The panels gives details about the Pouzzole trail.
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Flora

Mapou tree

The mapou tree, or Pisonia Subcordaia, is a tree often found in the dry regions of northern Grande-Terre. Its wood is very light and spongy, and is not of any great value. Its flowers attract bees. It is very resistant to drought. It sheds its leaves to limit transpiration and thus water loss.
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Information board

Botanical path

Botanical path sign.
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Flora

Wild pineapple

Tillandsia Utriculata is an epiphyte plant. It is a plant living on other plants, using them for support rather than acting as a parasite. It lives on water and plant matter falling into its cone-shaped leaves.
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Flora

Sugar cane field

Sugar cane, Saccharum Officinarum, is the "queen of the grasses". It comes from India and was one of the first plants grown for its sugar. It comes in a large number of varieties. The sight of the sugar cane fields in bloom is beautiful.
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Flora

White buttercup

The white buttercup, Turnera Subulata, is known as the "knight of 11 o'clock" in French because its honey-producing flowers close at about 11 AM. It is a small bush that only blooms in the morning. It is used for ornamental purposes in some gardens.
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Description

The trail begins behind the introductory panel.
You just need to follow the yellow markings. The trail is an easy circuit.
Departure : Pouzzole, Port-Louis.
Arrival : Pouzzole, Port-Louis.
Towns crossed : Port-Louis

Altimetric profile


Recommandations

Watch out for the mosquitoes!
In this natural setting, you should be particularly careful and alert, since Guadeloupe is subject to natural risks. It is vital to act in a responsible way, so that everyone can enjoy the hike!
Please note: unsupervised car park.

Information desks

2 rue Gambetta, 97117 Port-Louis

http://www.lenordguadeloupe.com

contact@lenordguadeloupe.com

0590 22 33 87 / 0690 50 76 48

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Access and parking

GPS starting point: Lat: 16,42527° N - Long: 61,51684° W.
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After leaving Port-Louis, take the N6 road towards L'Anse-Bertrand. To the left on the road to Pouzzole, there is a "karbay" next to the parking area for 3 or 4 cars.

Parking :

small car park near the "karbay" at the start, on the RN6 road in Pouzzole.

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