Joseph Nelson Rose, 1906
Tamaulipas; NE Mexico
White - Cream-Coloured
Blue Nolina, Nelson's Bear
dioecious member of the
was given this name by Joseph Nelson Rose in 1906. It is found in Tamaulipas in
north-eastern Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and
lots of sun. The stem can grow to 35 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from one to three centimetres in height. The flowers are white to
The genera name after P. C.
Nolin, a French agriculturalist and horticultural author.
This species was first collected in 1898 by the naturalist Edward W.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG
now part of