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Canary Island Palm
Phoenix canariensis

Location: 34400 Mission Blvd.
District: Decoto
Native to: Africa
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Date Palm, native of Canary Islands. Said to have been brought to California from the islands by the Mission Fathers. Two rows of Canary Island Palms line the road to the Masonic Home.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker