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Marcus, Joseph A.
Yucca pallida McKelvey
Agavaceae (Century-Plant Family)
Synonym(s): Yucca rupicola
USDA Symbol: YUPA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
DistributionUSA: TX Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs, Hillsides, Slopes
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Cold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Clay.
Conditions Comments: Like all yuccas, Yucca pallida requires good drainage. It may be grown in the shade garden for textural interest, but may not bloom as well as those in more sun.
Blooms ornamental, Showy Use Wildlife:
Nectar-moths, Fruit-deer. Conspicuous Flowers:
Butterflies Larval Host:
Yucca giant skipper butterfly Deer Resistant:
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-MLE-3
Collected 2009-08-25 in Lampasas County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2009-04-23
Research By: TWC Staff