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Whipple's Yucca (Yucca whipplei) with thin drifts of snow beside a shallow arroyo after a late winter storm in the southern California Coastal Range.
Yucca whipplei (syns. Hesperoyucca whipplei (Torr.) Baker, Yucca newberryi McKelvey) is also commonly known as chaparral yucca, Our Lord's Candle, Spanish bayonet, Quixote yucca, common yucca, or foothill yucca.