The Differences Between Palm Trees & Palmetto Trees?

Answer While they are all members of the Arecaceae family, palmettos (Sabal adans.) and palms are not the same plants. Only a few palm trees such as the Everglades palm (Acoelorraphe wrightii), Florida si... Read More »

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Are Florida palm trees really trees?

On One Hand: Florida Palm Trees are Considered TreesA Florida palm tree is considered to be a tree even though it has different-looking leaves and a different trunk compared with other trees. The f... Read More »

How many species of oak trees are there?

There are 600 species of oak in the world. Half of those oaks are native to North America, though they are largely limited to the southern areas of the continent. Oaks are scarce in Canada and othe... Read More »

How many different species of elm trees are there?

Between 20 to 40 species of elm trees exist. Examples of elm tree species include the American Elm, Winged Elm and English Elm. An elm tree's leaves are oval-shaped and become narrower at the end ... Read More »

Species of Cherry Trees?

Cherry trees hail from the Rose family, belonging to the genus Prunus. Several types grow wild in North America, including the black cherry (Prunus serotina). However, the species of cherry trees s... Read More »