Calflora
Taxon  Report   8377    
Yucca whipplei  Torr.  
(no longer an active name)
Chaparral yucca,  Our lord's candle
Yucca whipplei, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Yucca

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Hesperoyucca whipplei

 
NOTE: Yucca whipplei is no longer an active name.
More information about  Yucca whipplei

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).