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Hesperoyucca newberryi

Hesperoyucca newberryi (McKelvey) Clary

Chaparral Yucca, Grand Canyon Quixote Plant, Newberry's Yucca, Our Lord's Candle

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)

Synonym(s): Yucca newberryi

USDA Symbol: HENE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Bloom stalk up to about 12 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 3 feet long by 1 inch wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hesperoyucca newberryi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hesperoyucca newberryi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hesperoyucca newberryi


Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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