2. California Fan Palm

California Fan Palm

Washingtonia filifera


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The California Fan Palm is the only species of palm native to the western United States. These trees are home to a variety of wild animals including hooded orioles, woodpeckers, owls, and bats and helps sustain bighorn sheep and coyotes. By providing an abundance of fruit to the wildlife that nest in the tree, it ensures that the animals help disseminate its seed.