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Yucca ×schottii Engelm. (pro sp.) [baccata × elata]
Schott's yucca

General Information
Symbol: YUSC
Group: Monocot
Family: Agavaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
YUAR Yucca arizonica McKelvey
YUBAB2 Yucca baccata Torr. var. brevifolia (Schott ex Torr.) L.D. Benson & Darrow Spanish dagger
YUBR2 Yucca brevifolia Schott ex Torr., nom. inval.
YUMA3 Yucca macrocarpa Engelm., non Merriam
YUPU Yucca puberula Torr.
YUTH2 Yucca thornberi McKelvey
YUTR2 Yucca treleasei J.F. Macbr.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Agavaceae – Century-plant family
Genus Yucca L. – yucca
Species Yucca ×schottii Engelm. (pro sp.) [baccata × elata] – Schott's yucca

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
hairy yucca
Salvage restricted
Salvage restricted
Salvage restricted



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Description of Values

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