Despite Detractors, the Yucca Remains New Mexico’s State Flower

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“One of the most important aspects of the Yucca is that the roots contain the compound saponin, a natural soap source.” January 19, 1925 On this day, The Santa Fe New Mexican published an article called “Yucca Too Much,” Like a Soap Ad; Wants Cosmos For State Flower. The article featured the opinion of a woman…

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