Also called Spanish dagger.  Part of yucca  genus Yucca and 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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