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Arkansas Yucca Yucca arkansana


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Arkansas Yucca
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Family: Agavaceae, Agave view all from this family

Description The white to pale green, bell-shaped flowers of this yucca occur in a long spike on 6-7 ft. flower stalk. The leaves are mostly basal in a rosette of narrow, 1-3 ft. blades.

Flower May - October.

Flower May - October.

Comments Smaller and more flower-like than other yuccas.

Exposure Preference Sun to partial shade.

Native Distribution Arkansas & Oklahoma to c. Texas.

Site Preference Dry, open areas.

Soil Preference Well-drained soils.