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Species: Yucca flaccida
Collection Date: July 28, 2010
Bar Code ID: 000058780
Collectors: Loran C. Anderson
Collector's Identifier: 25059
Fruit Present?: True
Country: United States
State or Province: Florida
County or Parish: Gadsden
Fips Code: 12039
Nearest Named Place: Quincy
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Special Geographical Unit: Bear Creek Educational Forest
Verbatim Directions to Locality: Bear Creek Educational Forest (E of Rte 267 and ca. 10 air mi SSW of Quincy); on slope above (W of) The Spur near Pittman Dam.
Latitude - degree with decimals: 30.47217
Latitude Direction Flag: N
Longitude - degree with decimals: 84.61381
Longitude Direction Flag: W
Habitat: In drying loam on slope.
Plant Morphology Observations: Capsules held stiffly erect.
Local Abundance Observations: Frequent.
Non digital information?: N

Identification Records

Identifier's Name: Loran C. Anderson
Formal Identification Date: 2010-07-28
Lowest Rank Identified: Species
Identification History: Yucca filamentosa L.
Identifier's Name: L.C. Anderson
Formal Identification Date: 2011-05-23
Lowest Rank Identified: Species
Identification History: 25509 Yucca flaccida Haworth [Inflorescence pubescent] separate note as follows: FNA authors list Yucca filamentosa and Y. flaccida separately but say they "are very closely related and perhaps are not distinct species." However, they cite a DNA study in which a consensus tree shows the two species are quite distant (see FNA 26:433-434, 2002).
Determinavit: det.