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Yucca treculiana Carrière. Spanish-dagger, Trécul’s Yucca, Palma Pita. Phen: Feb-Apr. Hab: Brushland, grasslands, and scrub. Dist: E. and c. TX, s. NM, and s. AZ south to AGS, CHH, COA, DGO, NLE, QRO, SLP, TAM, VER).

ID notes: A tree, to at least 7 m tall.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The species is named for Auguste Adolphe Lucien Trécul (1818-1896) and the epithet must therefore be spelled 'treculiana' rather than the incorrectly formed (but traditional) 'treculeana'.

Synonymy: = Yucca treculeana Carrière – ETx1, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, S13, Tx, Clary & Adams (2021); < Yucca treculeana Carrière – FNA26

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Heliophily ?: 9

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