bluestem palmetto
Sabal minor (Jacq.) Pers.Arecaceae

common name synonyms: bush palmetto, dwarf palmetto, little bluestem, scrub palmetto

scientific name synonyms: S. adansonii, S. glabra (Mill.) Sarg., S. louisiana (Darby) Bomhard, S. Sabal deeringiana Small, Chamaerops louisiana Darby, Corypha minor Jacq.

subclass: Monocotyledoneae

superorder: Arecidae

order: Arecales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

native range: North America

notes: the hardiest sp. of Sabal; prob. several other spp. cultivated as well

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth