Ralph O'Brien chopping up a cabbage palm, which is used to make swamp cabbage - Tampa, Florida

Ralph O'Brien chopping up a cabbage palm, which is used to make swamp cabbage - Tampa, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/120877
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Title

  • Ralph O'Brien chopping up a cabbage palm, which is used to make swamp cabbage - Tampa, Florida

Image Number

  • FS821993

Year

  • 1982

Date Note

  • Photographed in November 1982.

Series Title

General Note

  • Swamp cabbage is an old-time Florida cracker favorite vegetable obtained from the heart of the cabbage palm, which is the official state tree of Florida. The plant is known by such other names as palmetto palm, sabal palm, and swamp cabbage tree.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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