Yucca declinata is an evergreen, succulent plant
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Yucca declinata is only known from a couple of collections and there is insufficient information on its range, population trends and threats to assess it. The plant is classified as 'Data Deficient' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2020)[
Southwest N. America - northwest Mexico (Sonora)
Mainly found on rocky, volcanic, or limestone hills and valleys with clay soils, also growing in open oak woodland; at elevations from 750 - 1,230 metres[
|Conservation Status||Data Deficient
Fruit - raw or cooked. Known as dátiles, the fruits are gathered from the wild and eaten[
]. Dátiles are used traditionally in combination with different vegetables to make salads, or they are mixed and cooked with staple foods such as beans and tortillas[