Sabal palm(Sabal palmetto) Some sabal palm trunks have "boots," which can hold moisture, provide habitat for small animals and air plants, and are often used for crafts. Tall sabal, or cabbage, palms may be hundreds of years old. Eating palm hearts kills the tree.
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The sabal palm was designated Florida's state tree in 1953 and is the most widely distributed palm in Florida. To find out more about this and other Florida state symbols, visit the Florida Department of State.