Calflora
Taxon  Report   9995    
Hesperoyucca whipplei  (Torr.) Trel.
Chaparral yucca
Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2018 Ali Sykes
Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2016 Kristin Sabo
Hesperoyucca whipplei, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Hesperoyucca whipplei
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Hesperoyucca
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Yucca californica
ICPN + PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. whipplei
PLANTS: Yucca whipplei var. percursa
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More information about  Hesperoyucca whipplei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEWH)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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