Florida Silverpalm (Coccothrinax argentata)

Florida Silverpalm (Coccothrinax argentata)


American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Florida Silverpalm (Coccothrinax argentata), State: FL
Description Destroyed by Hurricane Irma, 2017. Originally nominated by Clifford Shaw & George Avery. Lost some crown size, probably due to hurricane. Photograph by Micah Pace. Mark Torok pictured with the tree. Larger image on CD. Updated 9/17/2013

Location Monroe, FL


Coccothrinax argentata

This champion Florida Silverpalm of Florida made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.

STATUS Champion
Tree circumference 0
height 0
crown spread 0
Total points 0

Nominated by Monay Markey
Year Nominated 1976
Date crowned

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