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Date palm
Phoenix dactylifera

Location: 43500 Mission Blvd
Park: Ohlone College Campus
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: Africa
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Feather-leafed palm native to North Africa and the Mid-East. Thin trunk with diamond shaped leaf scars, and long feather shaped bluish-green fronds. This palm can be 100' tall when mature, and in hot dry climates produces edible dates.

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