Scientific name: Anthophyta: Monocotyledonae: Palmales: Palmaceae: Sabal minor
Common Name: Minor Sabal Palm
County: New Hanover
Date: 30 March 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Near Fort Fisher
Keywords: Minor Sabal Palm tree
Additional Information: This palm is native to North Carolina through Florida and west through southern Oklahoma and Texas, the Bahamas, and Cuba. This palm is common in forests with rich soil. I've seen it growing outdoors as far north as Washington, North Carolina in front of a house.
Henderson, A., G. Galeano, and R. Bernal. 1995. Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. 352 pp.