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Nolina bigelovii, Beargrass

Nolina bigelovii

Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Dracaenaceae / Liliaceae / Agavaceae)
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Origin: Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditions

Despite its appearance and common name of Beargrass, it is not a grass. The trunklike stem may exceed 2 meters in height, part of which may be underground. In maturity it may branch. The stiff, shreddy leaves are arranged in rosettes about the stem, with up to 150 per rosette.

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Nolina bigelovii, Beargrass

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