Sabal palmetto (Walter) Loddiges ex Schultes & Schultes f.. Phen: Jul; Oct-Nov. Hab: Maritime forests, marsh edges, and other near-coastal communities. Dist: Native from se. NC south to s. FL, west to w. Panhandle FL, and in the West Indies in Cuba and the Bahamas; planted beyond that range, especially on the Gulf Coast.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Bah, FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, WH3, Zona (1990), Zona (1997); > Sabal jamesiana – S; > Sabal palmetto – S