Sabal minor

Common Name:  Blue Palm, Blue Palmetto, Dwarf Palm, Dwarf Palmetto

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habit--notice how big the leaves are! habit and habitat--Sabal minor naturally prefers to grow along creeks and rivers (not in university lawns!)
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another habitat shot--Sabal does not grow in the water, but very near it! fruits (drupes)--these fruits are very small, and one individual plant can have hundreds of them (the flowers are likewise small)