Mojave Yucca

flowering yucca along mountain ridgeline
Mojave Yucca. ©Tim Hauf,

Quick Facts
Height: Up to 16 ft.

Leaf Length: 12–59 in.

Flower Diameter: 1–2 in.

Did You Know?
Even though yucca is mentioned in Island of the Blue Dolphins, it isn't actually found on San Nicolas Island. Yucca fibers were used by American Indians to make rope and cloth.

Last updated: November 9, 2018