The Great Plains Yucca - Soapweed
Where is Yucca glauca found
Great plains Yucca grows well in xeric (dry) habitats throughout the great plains region. It’s found from Canada south to Texas and New Mexico.
Interesting Yucca Facts:
- The Great Plains Yucca is pollinated by the honey ant (Myrmecocystus mexicanus) among other species.
- Seeds can be used for food.
- Yucca was a traditional Native American medicinal plant.
- You can make bread out of the roots
- It forms colonies of plants via rosettes.
- You can make soap out of it.