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Washingtonia filifera

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Washingtonia filifera, also known as desert fan palm or California fan palm or California palm, is a flowering plant in the palm family (Arecaceae), and native to the southwestern U.S. and Baja Cali...

A Brief History of Palm Trees in Southern California | KCET

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Dec 7, 2011 ... Despite the diversity and ubiquity of palms in the Los Angeles area, only one species, Washingtonia filifera, is native to California. How then did ...

California Fan Palm - DesertUSA

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All about the desert plant, California Fan Palm, the only palm tree native to western North America. Includes description, photo, range, habitat and scientific and ...

Southern California Palm Trees: History + Species Guide | INSTALL ...

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But did you know that most palms trees aren't actually native to California? One is , but most hail from Mexico and as far away as the Canary Islands. Palms have ...

Is it true palm trees are not indegenous to Southern California but ...

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Mar 22, 2002 ... No, it is not true. Its indigenous flora and fauna, which the Cahuilla peoples so expertly used, and its abundant Washingtonia filifera (palm ...

The History Of How Los Angeles Became A City Of Palm Trees: LAist

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Apr 7, 2016 ... The History Of How Los Angeles Became A City Of Palm Trees ... This tree served as Southern California's answer to the weeping willow. .... Only one type of palm is native to Palm Springs, but it's rarely planted in landscape ...

Palm Trees Native to Southern California? - Los Angeles Almanac

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Although the palm tree has come to be symbolic of Southern California, the only truly native palm is the California or Washington palm (Washingtonia filifera).

Fan Palm Oases - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park ...

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There are only 158 desert fan palm oases in North America. Five are located in Joshua Tree National Park. Oasis of Mara. A California Native The desert fan ...

California Palm Nursery - Products - Palm Trees

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In cultivation dragon tree barely gets 20-30 ft (6-9m) tall, but in its native habitat 50 ft (15m) tall ... It is one of the best tropical shade and canopy palms of all.

Best Palm Trees For Home Gardens - Sunset

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... in Arizona and Hawaii. Here are five iconic palm trees we admire. ... Some city foresters prefer native shade trees such as oaks and sycamores. ... No other plants can bring that graceful motif to the Southern California skyline.” Amazing facts: ...

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How The Palm Tree Came To Southern California - Garden Collage

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Jan 21, 2016 ... Palm trees grew in popularity during the Victorian era alongside the ... The desert fan palms native to California grow where there is water— for ...

A Brief History of Palm Trees in Southern California | MetaFilter

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Of the hundreds of species of palm trees you might find in southern California, only one is native to the state, and that shaggy specimen is ...

L.A. without palm trees? Age, disease take toll - US news ...

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Oct 17, 2006 ... Los Angeles' famous palm trees are dying of old age and disease, and city ... and other species that are actually native and offer more shade, too. ... “I think the palm tree kind of fits with the whole Southern California vibe,” ...