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This photo was taken by Stan Shebs in Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada in May 2004. A full resolution image is hosted at Wikipedia
Nearly mature fruit in the New River Mountains, Maricopa Co., Arizona. 28 May 2012.
SUCCULENT : A robust yucca with stiff, bayonete-like leaves. The leafy
part may be two meters tall and the
flowering stalk may extend up another meter. Usually with multiple stems from a
common root crown.
This plant was putting forth new, green growth after an extensive range fire in the western foothills of the Four Peaks, eastern Maricopa County, Arizona.
Agavaceae -- Agave Family
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