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Chilean Wine Palm
Jubaea chilensis

Location: 650 Washington Blvd.
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: S. America
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Palms native to Chile. Sugar made from sap and candy from nuts. These are rare specimen for Northern California. Formerly called J. spectabilis.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker