Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Pursh) H. Wendland & Drude ex Drude
|Synonymy: Unknown||Distribution: Southeastern US|
|Common names: Needle palm, hedgehog palm, blue palmetto||Conservation status: Threatened|
Needle palms in habitat in North Florida
Adult palm in Naples Botanical Garden, Italy
Needle palm seeds
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 1996, Chuck Huxford, The Creative Native. Middle photo courtesy and copyright © 2001, Leif Klingstrom. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright © 1996, Mark Glicksman, The Hardiest Palm.
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