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  • n. Plural form of yucca.


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  • The yuccas are a direct result of your influence, I didn’t even like yuccas before, not realizing they came in the pretty variegation.

    December Foliage « Fairegarden

  • One twilight evening, watching the resident jackrabbit gobbling clover, I noticed one of the owls teetering on the top strand of a wire fence around the front “sharp” garden so called because it had a dozen yuccas in it.

    Bird Cloud

  • I studied the ground, bumping over chunks of shale and whole yuccas.

    Mercy Kill

  • In Tucson, Ariz., a sloping front yard was transformed into a desert rock garden filled with native cacti, agaves, and yuccas.

    Giving Up On Grass

  • How is it possible that an island covered in fertile soil is full of people anxiously waiting for a few malangas, some bananas, some yuccas.

    Yoani Sanchez: Slogans Don't Make The Crops Grow

  • Aside from the many cactus species in the Chihuahuan Desert Region, one may observe other interesting succulents, like sotol, agaves (known as maguey in Mexico), yuccas (Yucca spp.), and others.

    Wildflower hunting in Durango

  • She grew yuccas, ocotillos, magueys, and pomegranate trees, and a big, bright swath of daffodils.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • The road shot arrow-straight across the flats, through plains of tufty tree yuccas green from recent rains; it squiggled over the steep hills in tight switchbacking loops decorated with shrines to the dead.


  • That may seem a tall order, the yuccas have proven up to the task.

    Bloom Day/Foliage Day Combo-February 2010 « Fairegarden

  • Do you keep your yuccas outside or move them in and out depending on freezes?

    Bloom Day/Foliage Day Combo-February 2010 « Fairegarden


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