Yucca baccata

Banana Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Broadleaf Yucca

Family: Agavaceae
Location: Lower-Foothills, Upper-Foothills
Flower Color: Yellow, White
Fall Color: Blue, Green
Time of Interest: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, January, February

Very common in the foothills around Durango and anywhere in town where native vegetation persists. Some of the specimens west of town grow to advanced size and put on spectacular flower displays. Large, heavy fruits follow the flowers and provide food for a variety of small animals. 

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