Dasylirion or Yucca ?

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Dasylirion or Yucca ?

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Can you help please for a name
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Looks like a Y rigida to me. Saw one on marketplace that looked identical.
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Nolina nelsonii
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Thank you for your response. On some websites, the sheets are shorter and wider. Can they vary that much?
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Sorry I wanted to say "leaves" and not "sheet"....
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Are you asking me or Fairview?
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Yes the question was for you Paul. I found that for Nolina nelsonni leaves are shorter and wider. Is there another choice ?
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Looks exactly right to me. I am quite familiar with the plant. I have several in my garden, have seen it in habitat many times and my seed collection in 2004 probably introduced it into cultivation in Europe.

Have you seen plants of Nolina nelsonii, rather than pictures?
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Paul S wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 6:52 am Looks exactly right to me. I am quite familiar with the plant. I have several in my garden, have seen it in habitat many times and my seed collection in 2004 probably introduced it into cultivation in Europe.

Have you seen plants of Nolina nelsonii, rather than pictures?
Never seen in real... Thanks a lot for your experience. I'll go for it !
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GIBI wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 2:35 am Thank you for your response. On some websites, the sheets are shorter and wider. Can they vary that much?
Yes they can. There's a lot of variation within each species which is further extended by growing conditions such as amount of sun, water and nutrition.
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