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Zamiaceae (Cycadaceae)
Palms and cycads

Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually marked with scars from old leaf bases. Circular crowns of leaves resembling stiff fern fronds or small palm fronds.Need organically enriched, fast-draining soil.

Zamia pumila
Zamia pumila

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Zamia pumila

To 4 ft. high, 6 ft.wide. Short trunk is largely below soil level. Fronds to 3 ft. long,with as many as 30 pairs of dark green leaflets to 5 in. long, 1 1/4 in.wide.

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