Brazoria Palmetto Palm (Sabal x brazoriensis)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Texas Palmetto Palm

Also sold as:
Sabal x texensis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Parentage: Sabal minor x S. palmetto

Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Mar 18, 2017 10:20 AM

Initially named Sabal x texensis the Brazoria palmetto is native to southwestern Brazoria County, Texas. Preliminary genetic studies have confirmed these very robust palmetto’s as hybrids, most likely between Sabal minor and S. palmetto. A preliminary evaluation of the ancestry of a putative Sabal hybrid (Arecaceae: Coryphoideae), and the description of a new nothospecies, Sabal × brazoriensis. D.H.Goldman et al..

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