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Xanthorea australis - Grass Palm


Xanthorea australis - Grass Palm (Xanthorea australis - Grass Palm)

This is not a palm. It grows slowly to around 20 feet or so.
It has long large flower spikes.



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Yes, the name is very misleading like many other common names...such as: Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta), Madagascan Palm (Pachypodium lamieri)
Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) and the list goes on...

This species is native to Australia and widely grown here in California.
It's a Xeriscape tree.

18 Oct, 2008



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