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Key to Yucca

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(For a list of species in Yucca, use the above link.)

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1. Leaf margins minute-serrate, not fibrous-shredding;  15–35 cm; fruit dry, spongy, or leathery in youth,  to  in age; s SNH (e slope), Teh, e SNE, DMoj ..... Y. brevifolia

1' Leaf margins fibrous-shredding, not ; leaf 30–150 cm; fruit fleshy in youth, pendent in age; s SW, s DMoj, e DMtns, nw DSon

2. Stem ± 0 or short-decumbent,  at tips, ± at ground; perianth parts 5–13 cm, fused > 1 mm; e D ..... Y. baccata var. baccata

2' Stem erect, rosettes at tips, well above ground; perianth parts 3–5 cm, free or fused < 1 mm; SW (exc WTR & SnGb & ChI), s DMoj, nw DSon ..... Y. schidigera



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