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