Yucca is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees notable for their rosettes of evergreen sword-shaped leaves. Massive flower stalks emerge usually with white flowers. They are endemic to the South Eastern US, Mexico, Caribbean islands, Baja Mexico, and Yucca glauca ssp albertana is found in Canada.
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Name Derivation: Comes from the Carbi name for manihot, also called cassava or yuca, which is not closely related but has similarly enlarged root structures.
Common Name: Yucca
Yucca is in the family Asparagaceae.