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Yucca elata (Engelm. ) Engelm.
SOAPTREE YUCCA
Yucca utahensis

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Xylocopa californica @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Lygaeidae  Nysius raphanus @ AMNH_IZC (10)
Miridae  Halticotoma valida @ AMNH_ENT (13)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora gigantea @ BPI (1)
Reduviidae  Pselliopus @ AMNH_PBI (3)
_  Kellermania anomala @ BPI (2)

Kellermania major @ BPI (2)

Kellermania yuccigena @ BPI (4)

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Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm.
soaptree yucca

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General Information
Symbol: YUEL
Group: Monocot
Family: Agavaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Clarence A. Rechenthin. Provided by USDA NRCS East Texas PMC (ETPMC) . United States, TX, El Paso, E. of city. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, TX, El Paso. Usage Requirements .

©G.A. Cooper. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States, CA, Berkeley, Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden. Usage Requirements .

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Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Rex King. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, NM, Gila National Forest. 1940. Usage Requirements .

W.S. McGiness. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, AZ, Tonto National Forest. 1939. Usage Requirements .

F.G. Plummer. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, NM, Lincoln National Forest. Usage Requirements .

Suzanne Foster. Provided by USDA Forest Service . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
YUANE Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. elata Engelm.
YUELE Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. elata soaptree yucca
YUELU Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. utahensis (McKelvey) Reveal Utah yucca
YUELV Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. verdiensis (McKelvey) Reveal Verdi yucca
YUUT2 Yucca utahensis McKelvey
YUVE Yucca verdiensis McKelvey

Classification

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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 elata (Engelm.) Engelm. – soaptree 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.
Arizona Yucca elata var. elata
palmilla, soaptree yucca Salvage restricted Salvage restricted
Nevada Yucca elata var. utahensis
soaptree yucca Protected as a Cactus, Yucca, or Christmas tree

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (YUEL)

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Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca
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© 2004 Robert Sivinski

Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca
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© 2005 Robert Sivinski

Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca
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© 2016 Wynn Anderson

Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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© 2016 Wynn Anderson

Yucca elata
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Yucca elata
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Soaptree Yucca
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© 2016 Wynn Anderson

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Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Soaptree Yucca
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Yucca elata
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Soaptree Yucca
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Yucca elata
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Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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© 2017 Wynn Anderson

Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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Yucca elata
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Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca, Palmella
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© 2017 Wynn Anderson

Yucca elata
Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca
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© 2019 Zoya Akulova

Yucca elata var. utahensis
Yucca elata var. utahensis
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© 2006 Trent M. Draper

Yucca elata var. utahensis
Yucca elata var. utahensis
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Yucca elata var. utahensis
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Yucca elata var. utahensis
Yucca elata var. utahensis
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© 2006 Trent M. Draper

Yucca elata var. utahensis
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