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Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L.H. Bailey
Florida silver palm
Synonym(s): Coccothrinax garberi
USDA Symbol: coar
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The Florida Silver Palm is a member of the family Palmae which includes evergreen trees and shrubs, and sometimes vines. Stout or sometimes slender unbranched trunk, not divided into bark and wood and not increasing in diameter. About 2500 species worldwide in tropical and subtropical regions. 11 native and 1 naturalized tree species and 2 native shrub species in North America; many others southward.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff