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Washingtonia filifera

Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.

California Fan Palm, Desert Palm, Petticoat Palm

Arecaceae (Palm Family)

USDA Symbol: WAFI



Washingtonia filifera (California fan palm) #64211

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: San Diego
State: CA
Location Notes: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Borrego Palm Canyon. Lower grove.
Accession date: 2018-11-20
Filename: A_C_IMG6287.JPG
Slide Index: 2930551364_fd8dfa2a0b_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: A colony of mature plants. Photographer's note: "This is an oasis of California fan palms in Borrego Palm Canyon. The old fronds can produce a skirt around the trunk. This is thought to help the tree conserve water."
Date Taken: 2008-10-09
NPIN Image Id: 64211

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2018-11-20

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