A small palm with fan-shaped leaves that have sharply toothed stalks, native to the southeastern US.
- Several species in the family Palmae, in particular Serenoa repens.
- For years, berries of the saw palmetto plant have been used to treat bladder and prostate conditions.
- The under story is characteristically open, with large expanses of white sand interspersed with the oaks and saw palmetto.
- Primary vegetation shielding the nest was dwarf live oak and saw palmetto.
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Syllabification: saw pal·met·to
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