Yucca brevifolia


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a large branched arborescent yucca of southwestern United States having short leaves and clustered greenish white flowers

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Seed dispersal in Yucca brevifolia (Agavaceae)-present and past, with consideration of the future of the species.
Complicating all that is the fact that some scientists now believe that Yucca brevifolia jaegariana and Yucca brevifolia brevifolia are two distinct species of Joshua tree--not two subspecies.
The objective of this study is to quantify the degree of association between Coleogyne ramosissima (blackbrush) and three of its commonly associated woody species, Yucca brevifolia (Joshua tree), Encelia virginensis (brittle-bush), and Gutierrezia sarothrae (snakeweed) in the Spring Mountains and Sheep Range of southern Nevada.
The stone-topped route gives way to a dusty path in Piano Valley, home to pocket gophers, kangaroo rats, antelope ground squirrels, Mojave yucca, creosote bush, cat's claw acacia (named for its formidable thorns), cheesebush (yes, its odor is distinctive) and plenty of the park's namesake, Yucca brevifolia.
COMMON NAME JOSHUA TREE SCIENTIFIC NAME YUCCA BREVIFOLIA LOCATION SAN BERNARDINO NAT'L FOREST, CA NOMINATOR RONALD McCORMICK OWNER U.