Taxon  Report   8376    
Yucca schidigera  Ortgies
Mohave yucca,  Mojave yucca
Yucca schidigera
© 2017 Margarita Orlova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Yucca schidigera
© 2003 Michael Charters
Yucca schidigera
© 2017 Michelle Tollett
Yucca schidigera, 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 schidigera
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Genus: Yucca
Communities: Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Yucca macrocarpa
ICPN + PLANTS: Yucca californica
ICPN + PLANTS: Yucca mohavensis
More information about  Yucca schidigera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).