Definition of Cabbage palmetto
1. Noun. Low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds.
Generic synonyms: Palmetto
Group relationships: Genus Sabal, Sabal
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Literary usage of Cabbage palmetto
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"The cabbage palmetto (Sabal Palmetto) grows in groups of a few (specimens to several hundreds ... The cabbage palmetto thrives even in the poor sandy soil, ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Sabal Palmetto, the cabbage palmetto of the southern states. texana and S. ... The cabbage palmetto thrives even in the poor sandy soil, and it is greatly ..."
3. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"THE cabbage palmetto THE Palmetto or cabbage palmetto is one of the most characteristic features oi the landscape in Florida and neighboring States. ..."
4. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The cabbage palmetto grows, as do all palms, from a central terminal bud. ... Its height somewhat exceeds that of the cabbage palmetto, which it strongly ..."
5. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"cabbage palmetto, Palmetto Cabbage Tree (Miss., Fla.). (NC, S. C). True Palmetto (La.). Rare at northern limit. Best on Florida southwest coast. ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"Four feet above this level and higher grow the pines, within three feet of it flourish live oaks, within two feet of it grows the cabbage palmetto, ..."
7. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"From the pithy trunk of the sago palm and cabbage palmetto is secured the ... The bud that grows at the top of the cabbage palmetto is sometimes cut out by ..."