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Sago palm


Pointy plant with sharp leaves

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Pineapple Plant

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 12 years ago

Yes, cycads (Cycas sp.) are sometimes called "sago palm" but that is also the common name for Metroxylon sagu (a true palm) which produces "sago", an edible starch. This case illustrates why Scientific Names are important. They are for one and only one species.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

This is not a Pineapple plant, it's a type of Cycad, not sure of the exact species

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Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on May 30, 2012
Submitted on May 30, 2012

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