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Noun1.Nolina - perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Agavaceae, agave family, family Agavaceae, sisal family - chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
Nolina microcarpa, bear grass - stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers; southwestern United States and Mexico
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Asparagales Iridaceae Aristeoideae Aristea Nivenioideae Klattia Nivenia Schizostylis Witsenia Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoeoideae Xanthorrhoea Asphodeloideae Aloe Gasteria Haworthia Trachyandra Asparagaceae Aphyllanthoideae Aphyllanthes Agavoideae Agave Beaucarnea Calibanus Chlorophytum Dasylirion Dracaena Furcraea Hesperaloe Hesperoyucca Nolina Pleomele Thysanotus Yucca Lomandroideae Cordyline Lomandra
NOLINA NELSONII Its magnificen 30-inch blue blades are the star of this northern Mexico find.
Rosetophyllous scrublands are mainly on rocky mountain slopes and on the Mexican High Plateau (750-1,900 m), and are characterized by genera such as Agave, Dasylirion, Hespheraloe, Yucca (Agavaceae), and Nolina (Nolinaceae).