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Canary Island Palm
Phoenix canariensis

Location: Rail Yard @ Niles Blvd.
District: Niles
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. This tree was at the location of the Niles Passenger Station before the station was moved.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker