What does cabbage palmetto mean?

cabbage palmetto meaning in General Dictionary

low-growing fan-leaved palm of seaside south United States having edible leaf buds

Sentence Examples with the word cabbage palmetto

The Austroriparian zone has the long-leaf and loblolly pines, magnolia and live oak on the uplands, and the bald cypress, tupelo and cane in the swamps; and in the semi-tropical Gulf strip are the cabbage palmetto and Cuban pine; here, too, Sea Island cotton and tropical fruits are successfully cultivated.

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