Scientific name: Anthophyta: Monocotyledonae: Palmales: Palmaceae: Sabal palmetto
Common Name: Palmetto 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, the Bahamas, and western Cuba. People plant this species at Ocean City, Maryland, where it probably cannot survive most winters.
Henderson, A., G. Galeano, and R. Bernal. 1995. Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. 352 pp.