7 Reasons The Sabal Palmetto Tree Is A Beloved Symbol In South Carolina
Ah, the palmetto tree. What could be more symbolic of strength in good times and in bad, than the ever-enduring Sabal Palmetto? Native to the Southern U.S., the Sabal Palmetto is more than just flora to create wistful sunset silhouette photos for social media posts. It’s served as food, shelter, protection from storms, and more for hundreds of years. It’s easy to love South Carolina’s state tree, and easy to turn to this symbol of strength in periods of uncertainty. Here are seven reasons to love our state tree (but we’re sure there are many, many more):
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.