Taxon  Report   8377 
Yucca whipplei  Torrey  (not an active name; please see Hesperoyucca whipplei)
Chaparral yucca,  Our lord's candle

Yucca whipplei
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Yucca whipplei, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Yucca whipplei
© 2006 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Yucca
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Hesperoyucca whipplei
 NOTE: Yucca whipplei is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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