Canary Island Palm
Location: Rail Yard @ Niles Blvd.
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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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Philip Eaker