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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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,” ...
Are Palm Trees Native to Southern California? Although the palm tree has come
to be symbolic of Southern California, the only truly native palm is the California ...
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 ...
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.
There aren't many trees of any kind that are native to the southern California ...
The only palm native to California is W. filifera, and it grows near ...
May 29, 2015 ... L.A.'s eight landmark trees include a 165-year-old palm in South L.A., a tree filled
with ... Today the massive tree, the second-largest of its kind in California, stands
just outside ... Palm trees aren't indigenous to Los Angeles.