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Updated: 06/30/2014 08:00:00AM

The domesticated coontie

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The native cycad, or coontie, is an interesting, palm-like plant.

It's not a palm and is more closely related to conifers. The historical landscape plant looks as delicate as it is tough.

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Whether you spotted one in a natural area, discovered one in a landscape, or wanted one from a garden center, the native cycad, or coontie, is an interesting, palm-like plant.

Not a palm, but more closely related to conifers, this historical landscape plant looks as delicate as it is tough. Once you see a coontie, you will want at least one in your own Florida-friendly landscape.

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