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Washingtonia filifera

California Fan Palm

Washingtonia filifera
Washingtonia filifera
Washingtonia filifera

Life form2, 3: tree
Habitat: canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: clustered
leaf format3: palmate
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: May to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Arecaceae (palm family)
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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