Also called 🇪🇸 Spanish dagger (although do not confuse with sister species Torrey yucca  Yucca faxoniana which is also called that).  Part of yucca  genus Yucca in asparagus  family Asparagaceae.

Native to Mojave, Chihuahuan and Sonoran Deserts of 🇲🇽 Mexico and southwestern 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Yucca hosts caterpillars of 29 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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