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Hesperoyucca newberryi

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Asparagaceae
Rank  Species
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Agavoideae
Hesperoyucca newberryi
Similar  Hesperoyucca, Hesperoyucca whipplei, Hesperocallis, Hesperaloe, Asparagaceae

Hesperoyucca newberryi is a plant species endemic to Arizona. It is found only in Mohave and Coconino Counties, on the walls of canyons near the Colorado River.

Hesperoyucca newberryi, the Grand Canyon Quixote plant or Newberry's yucca is a perennial forming a rosette. It is semelparous (flowering once then dying). Leaves are narrow, up to 60 cm long but usually less than 3 cm across. Flowering stalks are up to 160 cm tall, bearing cream-colored flowers. Fruit is a dry, egg-shaped capsule about 4 cm long.

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Hesperoyucca newberryi Wikipedia


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