Spanish Dagger (Yucca)
An illustration of the Yucca gloriosa, commonly referred to as the Spanish Dagger. The yucca gloriosa is an evergreen shrub of the family Agavaceae, and the genus Yucca. The yucca is caulescent, 0.5 - 2.5 meters tall, usually with several stems from the base and its base is thickened in adult specimens. Other commons names are Moundlily Yucca, Soft-tipped Yucca, Spanish Bayonet and Sea Islands Yucca.
Keywordsyucca, spanish bayonet, Gloriosa, Spanish Dagger, Moundlily Yucca, Soft-tipped Yucca, Sea Islands Yucca
GalleriesFlowers and Shrubs: S
J. G. Holland Scribner's Monthly, An Illustrated Magazine for the People (New York, NY: Scribner & Co., 1874)