Alternate name: Twisted-leaf Yucca
Family: Agavaceae, Agave view all from this family
Description Texas Yucca or Twisted-leaf Yucca's foliage stays under 2 ft. tall, is edged with white or red, and is covered with thin, white, curly hairs. New leaves are straight but become twisted with age. An erect stem, up to 5 ft. tall, bears showy, cream-colored flowers.
Flower April - June.
Flower April - June
Habitat Dry, rocky, open areas; limestone ledges.
Range Endemic to the Edwards Plateau, Texas.
Discussion A single Texas yucca plant will begin as a solitary leaf head but will become an open clump of several leaf heads.
Exposure Preference Sun.
Native Distribution Endemic to the Edwards Plateau, Texas
Site Preference Dry, rocky, open areas; limestone ledges
Soil Preference Rocky, limestone soils.