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Species: Yucca flaccida
Annotated Since Imaged?: True
Collection Date: August 4, 1985
Bar Code ID: 000053250
Collectors: Robert K. Godfrey
Collector's Identifier: 81891
Flowers Present?: True
Country: United States
State or Province: Florida
County or Parish: Wakulla
Fips Code: 12129
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Verbatim Directions to Locality: Open, sandy, broad highway right-of-way by U.S. Rt. 98 about 3/4 mile n.e. of Wakulla County High School.
Habitat: Open, sandy, broad highway right-of-way.
Plant Morphology Observations: Young leaves gray-glaucous, limber. Stalk of inflorescence (to lowest panicle branch) 1 m long, panicle 7 dm long. Style white.
Non digital information?: N

Identification Records

Identifier's Name: Robert K. Godfrey
Formal Identification Date: 1985-08-04
Lowest Rank Identified: Genus
Identification History: YUCCA
Identifier's Name: Loran C. Anderson
Formal Identification Date: 2011-05-23
Lowest Rank Identified: Species
Identification History: 81891 Yucca flaccida Haworth [Inflorescence pubescent tepals 4-4.5 mm] 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.

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