Sabal palmetto, cabbage palm, sabal palm

Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto (Cabbage palm)
Sabal palmetto (Cabbage palm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyArecaceae
Scientific NameSabal palmetto
Common Namecabbage palm, sabal palm
HabitLarge Tree
RangeNW NE C S
SiteMoist, Wet, Coastal
FoliageCostapalmate; shiny green above, gray-green often with tufts of axillary hairs below
BarkRough, brownish gray
FlowerIndistinct, White, 3 parted
FruitDrupe, black.
CommentPetiole is unarmed. Retains basal sheathes of the leaves on the upper portion of the stem.
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto