Wednesday, December 1, 2010
     I came across this beautiful Caryota Mitis, Clustering Fishtail Palm, yesterday at Cinnamon Bay Beach Campgrounds on St. John. The tree has beautiful "mop heads" of flowers and fruit in many different stages, that are so unusual looking. See below:

Note: The fruit contains crystal oxalate, which will irritate the eyes and skin.


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