Chaparral Yucca (Hesperoyucca whipplei)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Hesperoyucca whipplei Accepted
Yucca peninsularis Synonym
Yucca whipplei Synonym

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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monocarpic

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Location: Angeles National Forest, CaliforniaDate: 2012-06-08var. parishii
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-25
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-03-08San Elijo Lagoon
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-25var. intermedia
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Location: Point Mugu State Park, CaliforniaDate: 2014-03-14Recovering from a brush fire
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-03-08San Elijo Lagoon
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2012-07-16var. intermedia
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Location: Point Mugu State Park, CaliforniaDate: 2014-03-14Plants recovering from a fire
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2010-05-17
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Location: San Elijo Lagoon Date: 2017-09-18
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2011-04-29
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-25var. intermedia
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2009-06-20
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2011-09-26
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Location: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CaliforniaDate: 2010-04-09var. intermedia
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Location: Angeles National Forest, CaliforniaDate: 2008-06-07var. parishii
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Location: Angeles National Forest, CaliforniaDate: 2008-06-07var. parishii
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Location: Angeles National Forest, CaliforniaDate: 2008-06-07var. parishii
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Location: Yucca peninsularis Huntington Botanical Garden, San Marino, CADate: 2008-01-24Photo courtesy of: scottzona
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Date: 2011-07-25Credit USFWS
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