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Yucca filamentosa L.
Adam's needle

Yucca filamentosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Yucca filamentosa has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peace River Preserve Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Yucca filamentosa has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Yucca filamentosa has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Sandhill

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Yucca filamentosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Yucca filamentosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr