Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Yucca flaccida Haw. image
Photographer: Paul E. Berry           

Paul E. Berry
Family Agavaceae
Yucca flaccida Haw.
Adam's needle, beargrass, yucca
Yucca: from the Carib name for manihot or cassava (a genus belonging to the Euphorbia and misapplied to these liliaceous evergreen shrubs or small trees with rosettes of sword-shaped leaves)
flaccida: flaccid, flabby, feeble
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: erect, perennial, to 10' tall forb
Flower: white, 6-parted, 2 3/8"; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: dry; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Yucca concava Haw.
Yucca filamentosa L. var. concava (Haw.) Baker
Yucca filamentosa L. var. flaccida (Haw.) Engelm.
Yucca filamentosa L. var. glaucescens (Haw.) Baker
Yucca filamentosa L. var. puberula (Haw.) Baker
Yucca filamentosa L. var. smalliana (Fernald) Ahles
Yucca flaccida Haw. var. glaucescens (Haw.) Trel.
Yucca flaccida Haw. var. major (Baker) Rehder
Yucca freemanii Shinners
Yucca glaucescens Haw.
Yucca louisianensis Trel.
Yucca orchioides Carrière var. major Baker
Yucca puberula Haw.
Yucca smalliana Fernald

         
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