Calflora
Taxon  Report   8374 
Yucca baccata  Torr.
Banana yucca,  Spanish bayonet
Yucca baccata
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Yucca baccata
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Yucca baccata
© 2004 James M. Andre
Yucca baccata, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Yucca baccata
© Nick Kurzenko
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Yucca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Community:
Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + PLANTS: Yucca baccata var. vespertina
PLANTS: Yucca confinis
PLANTS: Yucca vespertina
More information about  Yucca baccata
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (YUBA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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