Yucca elata Soaptree Yucca
SUCCULENT. A treelike yucca with very narrow, flat, flexible,
white-edged leaves. Spikes of white flowers are followed by woody
brown capsules that split into three paired chambers to reveal black triangular
seeds. Mature plants bloom almost every year. The most common
yucca in the Empires, found throughout. Y. baccata and Y.
schottii are shorter, with broader, stiffer leaves and fleshy fruits.
FAMILY: Agavaceae (Agave Family)