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the palmetto tree. By Evie W. Description . Where it grows is native to the coast The leaves leaves can be 5 to 6.5 feet The trunk the trunk can be 2 feet wide How tall the palmetto can be Can be 65 feet tall. the uses of the palmetto. Fort Moultrie

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The palmetto tree

thepalmetto tree

By Evie W


Description

Description

  • Where it grows

    is native to the coast

  • The leaves

    leaves can be 5 to 6.5 feet

  • The trunk

    the trunk can be 2 feet wide

  • How tall the palmetto can be

    Can be 65 feet tall


The uses of the palmetto

the uses of the palmetto

  • Fort Moultrie

    Fort Moultrie was made of the palmetto

  • Salad

    the salad the heart of the palmetto

    is a salad made with the palmetto’s heart

  • Good coastal plant

    hurricane resistance

    tolerance of salt water, spray, and cold


The battle at fort moultrie

the battle at Fort Moultrie

  • Protected many soldiers

    protected many of the soldiers at the battle

  • The 3 sided Fort

    the fort only had 3 walls because there wasn’t time to build a fourth

  • Cannon balls

    the cannon balls got stuck or bounced off the log fort


Why it s on our flag

Why it’s on ourflag

  • The design

    the flag was designed with the crescent badges and was blue

  • Why was the palmetto added

    The palmetto tree was add because it saved soldier’s lives

  • The palmetto’s part

    the palmetto saved many soldiers lives


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