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Yucca treculeana var. treculeana

Yucca treculeana Carrière var. treculeana

Don Quixote's Lace, Palma Pita, Spanish Dagger

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)

Synonym(s): Yucca treculeana var. canaliculata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Shrub , Tree
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Tree-like with spreading branches, up to about 25 feet tall. Bloom stalks up to about 4 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 4 feet long by 3 inches wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Yucca treculeana var. treculeana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Yucca treculeana var. treculeana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Yucca treculeana var. treculeana


Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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