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Arches National Park in Grand County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Harriman's Yucca

Yucca harrimaniae

 

— Asparagus family (Asparagaceae) —

 
Harriman's Yucca Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
1. Harriman's Yucca Marker
Inscription.  

Height: flower stalk 1'-3'
Flower: greenish-yellow to cream
Bloom: spring

Each yucca species is pollinated only by one specific yucca moth; neither could survive without the other. A yucca blooms most years, with showy, bell-like flowers. For thousands of years people have woven yucca fibers into clothing, rope, baskets, and sandals.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 36.974′ N, 109° 37.202′ W. Marker is in Arches National Park, Utah, in Grand County. Marker and plant are adjacent to the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moab UT 84532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rubber Rabbitbrush (here, next to this marker); Utah Serviceberry (here, next to this marker); Moab Utah UMTRA Project (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grand Old Ranch House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ancient Sand Dunes (approx.

Harriman's Yucca and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
2. Harriman's Yucca and Marker
3.8 miles away); Scott M. Matheson (approx. 4 miles away); Star Hall History (approx. 4.9 miles away); Star Hall (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arches National Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Harriman's Yucca. (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Yucca harrimaniae. (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Arches National Park. (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Harriman's Yucca and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
3. Harriman's Yucca and Marker
In left foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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