Tag Archives: Agavaceae

Know Your Natives – Arkansas Yucca

Arkansas yucca (Yucca arkansana) of the Agave (Agavaceae) family, formerly of the Lily (Liliaceae) family, an evergreen shrub, occurs in Texas, Oklahoma, southeastern Kansas, southern Missouri and Arkansas.  In Arkansas, it occurs throughout much of the Interior Highlands.  The genus name … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – False Aloe

False aloe (Manfreda virginica) is an herbaceous perennial in the Agave (Agavaceae) Family.  In the US, false aloe is found in the Southeastern and Midwestern States as well as in Texas.  In Arkansas, the species is found pretty much throughout the … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Wild Hyacinth

Wild hyacinth (Camassia scilloides) of the Agavaceae (Century Plant) family, formerly of the Liliaceae (Lily) Family, is also known as Atlantic camas and eastern camas.  It is found in the U.S. from Texas to Wisconsin and eastward to Georgia and … Continue reading

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