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Yucca brevifolia var. jaegeriana

Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. jaegeriana McKelvey

Jaeger's Joshua Tree

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Tree-like with dense branching, typically up to about 20 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 4 inches long by 1/2 inch wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Yucca brevifolia var. jaegeriana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Yucca brevifolia var. jaegeriana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Yucca brevifolia var. jaegeriana


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

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