Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2039

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in woodlands, forests, dunes, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Mostly basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy-white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, perianth globose to campanulate

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY Agavaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-12-003a:
Yucca filamentosa var. filamentosa   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Yucca filamentosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Beargrass, Spoonleaf Yucca, Curlyleaf Yucca, Adam's Needle