Taxon  Report   8375    
Yucca brevifolia  Engelm.
Joshua tree
Yucca brevifolia
© 2018 Matt Berger
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Yucca brevifolia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Yucca brevifolia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Yucca brevifolia, a monocot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Yucca brevifolia
© 2018 Matt Berger
Genus: Yucca
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Yucca brevifolia f. herbertii
ICPN: Yucca brevifolia var. brevifolia
ICPN: Yucca brevifolia var. jaegeriana
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More information about  Yucca brevifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Dec 14, 2018).

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