Taxon  Report   9995 
Hesperoyucca whipplei  (Torr.) Baker
Chaparral yucca
Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2005 Joseph Dougherty/
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Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Hesperoyucca whipplei, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Hesperoyucca
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Yucca californica
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. whipplei
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. percursa
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. parishii
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. intermedia
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. graminifolia
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. caespitosa
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei ssp. percursa
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei ssp. parishii
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei ssp. intermedia
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei ssp. eremica
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei ssp. caespitosa
PLANTS: Yucca nitida
PLANTS: Yucca graminifolia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Yucca whipplei
More information about  Hesperoyucca whipplei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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