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Serenoa repens (Bartram) Small. Saw Palmetto. Phen: May-Jul; Oct-Nov. Hab: Pine flatwoods, maritime forests, pine rocklands (in FL). Dist: Se. SC (in maritime forests in Charleston and Colleton counties, and in spodosolic flatwoods in Beaufort and Jasper counties) south to s. FL and west to e. LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: The species has variation in leaf color caused by differences in epicuticular waxiness, with green and gray forms.

Other Comments: Serenoa forms extensive clonal patches, connected by underground rhizomes, and is a dominant plant in many parts of FL, in pine flatwoods or scrub.

Synonymy: = FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, RAB, S, WH3, Zona (1997)

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