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Jason S.

What species of cycad is this? The caudex is a bit smaller than a volleyball,

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Ben in Norcal

I'm not great at IDs, but it's a Macrozamia - just not sure what type.  Communis?

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Frond-friend42

Some kind of Macrozamia,  yes. I don't think communis. Douglasii?

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Frond-friend42

Yes, I'm calling it Macrozamia douglasii. I looked up a lot of macrozamias and this looks closest. I'd be happy if someone corrects me (good way to learn more).

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TexasColdHardyPalms

That is not a communis for sure. The armament is a giveaway.  ID online is tough and I can tell you what it isnt. Looks like a douglasii or johnsonii. 

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Geo

Hi, looks more like Johnsonii which has a lighter lime colour and longer leaf. Also Douglasii tends to develop a slight twist to the leaf

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