It was designated the state flower on march 14 1927. Official state flower of new mexico.
New mexico state flowers.
New mexico state flower. After a survey of students was conducted they chose yucca as the state flower. The new mexico federation of women s clubs supported their choice and the new mexico state legislature adopted the yucca as the official state flower on march 14 1927. New mexico state flowers.
The yucca flower was selected by the schoolchildren of new mexico and was recommended by the new mexico federation of women s clubs. The yucca flower is the state flower of new mexico. Yucca is a symbol of sturdiness as well as beauty.
New mexico designated the blossom of the desert yucca plant pronounced yuh ka as the official state flower in 1927. The yucca glauca was adopted as the new mexico state flower on march 14 1927. The genus yucca consists of 40 50 species of perennials shrubs and trees in the family agavaceae.
The flower was selected by schoolchildren of the state and recommended by the federation of women s clubs.