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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.
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;

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  3. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2000. Yucca I (Agavaceae): (dehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest and Midwest of the USA and Canada 221.
  9. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2002. Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA 278-280.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: = Yucca filamentosa L.
  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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42152. Accessed 19 August 2019.