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Yucca flaccida Haworth. Weakleaf Yucca. Phen: Late Apr-Jul; Sep-Oct. Hab: Thin soils around rock outcrops, woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Sw. VA, c. NC and TN south to s. FL and AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Whether or not this taxon is valid (and if so, as a variety or as a species) has been unclear; further research is needed.

Synonymy: = Ar, Il, K3, K4, Mi, S, S13, Tx, Va, W; = Yucca filamentosa L. var. smalliana (Fernald) H.E.Ahles – RAB; = Yucca smalliana Fernald – F, Mo1, WV; < Yucca filamentosa L. – C, G, K1, NY, WH3; < Yucca flaccida Haw. – FNA26, Pa; > Yucca flaccida Haw. var. flaccida – Ward (2004c); > Yucca flaccida Haw. var. smalliana (Fernald) D.B.Ward – Ward (2004c)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Yucca flaccida, Piedmont Physiographic Province, Muscogee County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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