Botanical Term for Joshua Tree

Stephen M Jankalski CEREOID at
Thu Jul 29 19:20:47 EST 1999

Do you mean the plant's scientific name?

Its Yucca brevifolia Engelmann. It is also found in California, Nevada and

Other shrubby to tree-like Yuccas found in the Arizona desert are Yucca
elata Engelmann, Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies and Yucca schottii

Cereusly Steve

Martin <m.wodak at> wrote in article
<7np0rc$oap$1 at>...
> Does anybody know the botanical expression for Joshua Tree (these are the
> trees that grow in the desert of Arizona)?

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