Beargrass Yucca glauca
Agave family — Agavaceae
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Soapweed, with its grass-like succulent leaves and large groups of white flowers, is one of the most characteristic plants of the High Plains. The petals can be eaten raw or sauteed--but they're an acquired taste!
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Flowering Months: May, June
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