Plant Species of the South Kaibab Trail:
soaptree yucca, Yucca elata

See Plant Guide to South Kaibab Trail for an introduction to this page, especially the Introduction To These Species Pages.

This page is just a shell to hold my photographs for now, along with very cryptic notes I made from the identification process, so that readers can see the photographs and this taxon. The identification status, voucher info, and discussion of the species will be added in the future.


Identification status: .

From a SEINet search on 8 September 2008, there are vouchers of this species from the Coconino County portion of the Grand Canyon. The nearest are at: ; and . Note that there may be additional vouchers at other herbaria not available through SEINet.

First occurrence on South Kaibab Trail: mile 2.51, elevation ~5200 feet (~1585 m).

Number of plants along Trail: only a single plant was found at a single location in August 2008.


From 24 August 2008, mile 2.51:


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Last Update: 8 September 2008