Giant Dagger Yucca Flowers
Close-up of the flowers of the largest yuccas in Western Texas, the giant dagger yucca (Yucca faxoniana). Blooming in April, it can grow to over 20 feet tall and have flower stalks weighing over 70 pounds with a thousand or more flowers! This one was photographed in Big Bend National Park near the Texas/Mexico border.
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- Contained in galleries
- Asparagaceae (Agaves and Yuccas), White Wildflowers