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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Our Lord's Candle: Hesperoyucca whipplei
Hesperoyucca whippleiis native to southwestern California and adjacent Baja, with a disjunct population near the Grand Canyon. When blooming the flower stalk is up to 10 feet tall,
which is tall enough to stick up above the chaparral and a plant in
bloom in quite noticeable.