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Dwarf palmetto, Bluestem palm
Sabal minor
Availability: Available in Lake Worth at Amelia's SmartyPlants (561-540-6296) and in Parrish at Sweet Bay Nursery, LLC (941-776-0501).

Growth Rate: Very slow.

Range: Southeastern United States south to St. Lucie, Glades and Charlotte counties.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Light Requirements: Light shade to full sun.

Flower Color: White.

Flower Characteristics: Inconspicuous.

Flowering Season: Summer.

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides moderate amounts of food and cover for wildlife. Nectar plant for butterflies.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed from which the coating has been removed.

Comments: We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.

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