Yucca gloriosa Linnaeus. Phen: (Apr-) Oct; Nov-Dec. Hab: Dunes, shell middens, also regularly cultivated and often persistent or weakly escaped around old homesites inland. Dist: E. NC (Dare County) south to ne. FL and w. peninsular FL (Sorrie & LeBlond 2008).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: Populations in se. VA may be escapes from cultivation but occur in natural or semi-natural habitats similar to native occurrences in nearby ne. NC and may represent native occurrences (Virginia Botanical Associates 2019).
Synonymy: = K1, RAB, S; = n/a – C, F; = Yucca gloriosa L. var. gloriosa – FNA26, K3; < Yucca gloriosa L. – K4, WH3