Yucca flaccida
(Weak-Leaf Yucca)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Weak-Leaf Yucca, Adam's Needle, Beargrass, Flaccid Leaf Yucca
    Synonyms: Yucca smalliana
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 10
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Yucca flaccida, or Weak-Leaf Yucca, is native to the southeastern US, but it also adventive in most of the rest of the northern half of the eastern half of the US. It is a perennial that grows in dryish, usually sandy soils, often found in open pine woods, along woodland edges, along roads and railroads. It blooms in mid summer with many white bell-shaped flowers.

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