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One of the tallest palmettos in NC?

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I was exploring Southport, NC on google maps when I came across this large sabal palmetto growing among a few smaller ones beside the Southport Baptist Church.  It is certainly one of the larger specimens in the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OC2Texaspalmlvr

Good looking Sabal with its offspring !!! Definitely should get some seed from it. 

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Mr.SamuraiSword

That one is great size for NC standards! There are some massive ones on Bald Head Island that might be the tallest.  Apparently they grow much slower than transplants from Florida. BHI palmetto are distinct from Florida specimens This photo was taken by Gary Hollar.

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2 hours ago, Sudgary said:

Thats another big one for sure- looks like it might be even taller than the Southport one. Yeah hopefully it's still alive, google maps says the street view is from April 2019 so that's a good sign.

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