Nolina macrocarpa, or Sacahuista Bear-Grass, is a perennial, native subshrubclumping, grass-like plant with numerous sharp-edged stiff leaf blades arranged in a rosette that blooms in early summer with tall spikes clustered at the ends with thousands of tiny white flowers. Found on rocky slopes and hills from 3000-6000 ft. Flowers May-July and is pollinated primarily by bees and beetles. Beargrass requires excellent drainage and is an excellent plant for xeriscape. Plant in full sun in well-draining soil.
Sacahuista Bear-Grass, Nolina microcarpa