Taxon  Report   8336 
Washingtonia filifera  (L. Linden) H.A. Wendl.
California fan palm,  Fan palm
Washingtonia filifera
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
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Washingtonia filifera
© Beatrice F. Howitt 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Washingtonia filifera, a monocot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Washingtonia filifera
© 2008 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Washingtonia
Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Brahea filamentosa
PLANTS: Brahea filifera
PLANTS: Neowashingtonia filamentosa
PLANTS: Pritchardia filamentosa
PLANTS: Pritchardia filifera
PLANTS: Washingtonia filamentosa
PLANTS: Washingtonia filifera var. robusta
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 29, 2016).

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