Also called soaptree, soapweed and palmella.  Part of yucca  genus Yucca in asparagus  family Asparagaceae.

Native to the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts in 🇲🇽 Mexico and 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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

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