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Charles Henry Thompson (1870-1930) Assistant Botanist at the Missouri Botanic Garden, in charge of succulents 'who has collected it on many occasions'.
Trelease, W. (1911). Missouri Botanic Garden Annual Report. Missouri Bot Gdn.

Geographical distribution

  • Northern America, Mexico, Mexico Northeast
  • Northern America, Mexico, Mexico Northwest
  • Northern America, South-Central U.S.A., Texas

Yucca thompsoniana Trel.

Genus: Yucca
Species: thompsoniana Trel.
Common names: Thompson's yucca
Distribution summary: Northern America
Habit: Succulent
Hardiness: H4 - Hardy; average winter
Habitat: Rocky slopes
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Commemorative

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