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Serenoa repens

Serenoa repens (W. Bartram) Small

Saw Palmetto

Arecaceae (Palm Family)

USDA Symbol: SERE2

Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto) #41532

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Glynn
State: GA
Location Notes: Maritime forest nature trail. Jekyll Island.
Accession date: 2014-09-04
Filename: A_C_IMG1082.JPG
Slide Index: 8454805702_40230b5f4a_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: A colony of plants in a forest. Photographer's note: "Saw palmetto is endemic to the southeastern U.S. It can be very common. Normally the trunk is prostrate on or just above the ground. Erect trunks seem to be rare. A couple of years ago, I observed this saw palmetto with a 20 foot plus high erect trunk. Since that time I've wanted to photograph it but conditions were never good. Yesterday conditions were perfect. Chris Walls is in the photo for scale. There are several fairly tall ones but this is the largest. I consulted the Georgia Champion Tree Program List and Serenoa repens isn't listed. I suspect this tree is very old. "
Date Taken: 2013-02-07
NPIN Image Id: 41532

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2014-09-04

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