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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Yucca baccata v.brevifolia (Banana Yucca, datil)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

 Yucca baccata v.brevifolia

Habitat: bajadas, valleys
Life Form: succulent
Leaf Description: basal,clustered
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: May
Spines: spineless
Family: Asparagaceae (asparagus family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2013. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 5. Monocots except grasses. Phytoneuron 2013-76, 1-59 page 27 (4.6 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Yucca baccata v.brevifolia (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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