Sabal palmetto seed
Sabal palmetto Common name：cabbage palm
It grows to a height of 30 to 80 feet with a stem diameter of 12 to 24 inches. Typically the stem diameter is uniform from the base to the crown.Leaf bases or “boots” may persist on the stem or slough , giving the stem a smooth appearance.Cabbage palmetto leaves are fan-shaped, palmately divided, and spineless. They are borne on a prominately-arching midrib and may be 3 to 9 feet long. Cabbage palmetto flowers are perfect, showy, and creamy to yellowish white. They are borne in arching or drooping clusters. The fruit is a black, fleshy, drupe that contains a single brown spherical. The cabbage palmetto root system as a short, bulbous underground stem surrounded by a dense mass of contorted roots with smaller, light orange roots penetrating the soil to a depth of 15 to 20 feet The Sabal Palmetto is the most widely distributed palm in Florida. It grows in almost any soil and has many uses, including food, , and landscaping.