Florida is the third-most-populous state in the nation, home to approximately 21.5 million people. It is also the only one of the 48 contiguous states with a tropical climate, in South Florida, home to thousands of species of plants and animals. Here are a few glimpses of the landscape of Florida and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.
An earlier version of this photo essay misidentified a building in St. Augustine. The caption has been corrected.
This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.