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California Fan Palm, Washingtonia filifera
Washingtonia filifera

Mexican Fan Palm, Washingtonia robustaThe California fan palm, also known as the Washington palm, is the only palm tree native to California. It is found naturally in desert canyons. Here we see it grown as a street tree.







California Fan Palm, Washingtonia filifera These are the seeds of the California fan palm. Birds drop these under the utility wires in my yard.






 

California Fan Palm, Washingtonia filifera The sprouts of the California and Mexican fan palms are small and not easy to distinguish.








California Fan Palm, Washingtonia filifera This shows California fan palm, thick trunk, grouped with Mexican fan palm.









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