19+ New Mexico State Flower Background. Elata is also called soap tree yucca, while glauca is known as soap weed. The relationship between new mexico's state flower and the yucca moth is a highly unusual and symbiotic one.
Seeing these lovely flowers in abundance on the plains and deserts of new mexico, early settlers called them our lord's candles. Elata is also called soap tree yucca, while glauca is known as soap weed. Check out our new mexico flower selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops.
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The new mexico's state flower yucca glauca is commonly known as yucca, joshua tree, spanish bayonet, spanish dagger, soaptree, it also known as small soapweed, soapweed yucca, spanish bayonet, great plains yucca and beargrass. Elata is also called soap tree yucca, while glauca is known as soap weed. Uses of the yucca plant are well known, particularly. Each species of yucca plant is pollinated by a different species of yucca moth uniquely suited to collect pollen from its yucca plant.