Joshua Tree

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An evergreen from the southwestern US, that contains steroidal saponins and phytoestrogens, which may used to treat menstrual disorders. It was once used for venereal diseases
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Seed dispersal in Yucca brevifolia (Agavaceae)-present and past, with consideration of the future of the species.
Complicating all that is the fact that some scientists now believe that Yucca brevifolia jaegariana and Yucca brevifolia brevifolia are two distinct species of Joshua tree--not two subspecies.
COMMON NAME JOSHUA TREE SCIENTIFIC NAME YUCCA BREVIFOLIA LOCATION SAN BERNARDINO NAT'L FOREST, CA NOMINATOR RONALD McCORMICK OWNER U.S.