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Grit: 5 mm.

Author:  Townshend Stith Brandegee, 1890
Origin:  California, North-Western Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  24 Centimetres
Height:  2 (-6) Meters
Flower:  Crème
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Dasylirion beldingii, S. Franceschi, 1894.
Nolina beldingii var. deserticola, Trel.

dioecious member of the Nolinaceae family was first described by Townshend Stith Brandegee in 1890. It is found in the southern part of California and in Mexico, growing up to 2000 meters height. Prefer well-drained soil with little water and lots of sun. Old plants form a stem up to two meters or some claim; six metres height. The small flowers are crème.

The genera name after P. C. Nolin, a French agriculturalist and horticultural author. The species name after Lyman Belding, 1829-1917, an US-American whaler, birder and ornithologist.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Nolinaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.

The flowers seem blue? Photo