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Nolina longifolia, Dasylirion longifolium, Beaucarnea longifolia, Mexican Grass Tree 

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Nolina longifolia, Dasylirion longifolium, Beaucarnea longifolia

Mexican Grass Tree
Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Dracaenaceae / Liliaceae / Agavaceae)
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Origin: Mexico
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersPalm or palm-like

Nolina longifolia is a trunk-forming species (somewhat resembling a Beaucarnea recurvata) that with age becomes multi-stemmed, with each trunk reaching up to 10' in height. Topping off each trunk is a head of strap-like foliage.


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