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 Beargrass (Nolina microcarpa)
beargrassDESCRIPTION: Perennial, looks like tall, coarse, grass to 4' high, not counting flower stalk. Flowers 1/8" wide, white, in clusters on tall stalk. Leaves grasslike, course, without spines to 4' long coming out of base. Asparagaceae (Asparagus) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom May to June. Leaves are used for making baskets.

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