The Quiz: This tall variety of yucca grows almost exclusively in this national park. Where are we?
A Death Valley
B Grand Canyon
C Joshua Tree
Yucca brevifolia, better known as the Joshua tree, is most plentiful in the high desert of the Mojave in Joshua Tree National Park, California. It grows only in higher elevations, between 1,300 and 5,900 feet, and is among the longest-living trees. Most live between 500 and 1,000 years and can grow taller than 40 feet. They are resilient survivors with roots that go as deep as 35 feet. Although it can be found in other Southwest states and in northwest Mexico, the Joshua tree is most at home in this unique national park.
The correct answer to this quiz is Joshua Tree.