Yucca schidigera

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Yucca schidigera,

n See yucca.
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Native plants incorporated at ASCAYA include the popular Creosote, Burr Sage and Mojave Yucca.
dumosa), ratany, (Krameria parvifolia), Mojave yucca (Yucca schidigera), golden-head (Acamptopappus shockleyi), indigo bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), and brittle bush (Encelia virginensis).
To shelter themselves from the sun and predators, they rely upon burrows and a variety of scrub--typically creosote bush, Mojave yucca, burrobush, and blackbrush.
The stone-topped route gives way to a dusty path in Piano Valley, home to pocket gophers, kangaroo rats, antelope ground squirrels, Mojave yucca, creosote bush, cat's claw acacia (named for its formidable thorns), cheesebush (yes, its odor is distinctive) and plenty of the park's namesake, Yucca brevifolia.
Further into spring, look for flowering stalks of Mojave yucca along trails near visitor center
They lead into pine forests as well as impressive stands of coastal sage scrub and chaparral communities notable for Mojave yuccas, prickly pear, and agaves.