Yucca brevifolia

Joshua tree

  • Height:   above 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   tree
  • Flower Size:   medium, 1 - 2 in
  • Inflorescence Size:   > 5 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   desert - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   128,000
  • 3611
  • 3612

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Yucca brevifolia

Common Name:Joshua tree

Yucca brevifolia, a angiosperm, is a tree that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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