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Canary Island Palm
Phoenix canariensis

Location: 43300 Mission Blvd.
District: Mission San Jose
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.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker