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Yucca filamentosa Linnaeus. Curlyleaf Yucca, Spoonleaf Yucca. Phen: Late Apr-early Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Woodlands, forests, dunes, sandhills, roadsides, disturbed areas. Wooded margins of granite flatrocks and similar fire-shadow sites in sandhills. Dist: S. NJ south to GA, west to MS; escaped from cultivation over a broader area of e. United States.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, F, FNA26, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, S13, Tat, Va, W, WV, Ward (2004c); = Yucca filamentosa L. var. filamentosa – RAB; = Yucca smalliana Fernald – Il; > Yucca concava Haw. – S; < Yucca filamentosa L. – C, G, K1; > Yucca filamentosa L. – S

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