Yucca elata plant trunk branched brown, and small diameter cylindrical, up 1,2-4 m height.
The leaves are arranged in a dense spiral set at the stem end
each sheet has 25-95 cm long and 0.2-1.3 cm wide.
It blooms in spring.
The bell-shaped flowers grow in dense sets at the apex of the stem,
they have 32-57 mm long and are white-cream color and often dyed pink or green.
The fruit is a capsule of 4-8 cm long and 2-4 cm wide.
It is native to southwestern North America in the Sonoran Desert and the Desert
Chihuahua in the United States (West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona)