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Taxon: Yucca flaccida Haw.

 
Genus: Yucca
Section: Chaenocarpa
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 42152
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. succ. 34. 1819
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Adam's-needle  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bear-grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • flaccid-leaf yucca  (Source: Yucca II) - English
  • schlaffe Palmlilie  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • krullhårig palmlilja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan (s.), Ohio (s.), Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Other (probably natzd. in n. part of range)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Gentry, H. S. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399. 1972 (Agave Sonora)
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca I (Agavaceae): (dehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest and Midwest of the USA and Canada. 2000 (Yucca I) 221.
  9. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 2002 (Yucca II) 278-280.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  12. Ward, D. B. 2006. A nomenclatural history of southeastern filiferous Yucca, with selection of a neotype for Y. flaccida (Castanea) 71:80-84.

Check other web resources for Yucca flaccida Haw. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42152. Accessed 16 November 2018.