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Canary Island Palm
Phoenix canariensis

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

Comments: Feather frond palm, native of Canary Islands. Dark green fronds and thick trunk. Not self pruning. Said to have been brought to California from the islands by the Mission Fathers.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker