Adam's needleAdam's needle
any of several species (esp. Yucca filamentosa) of the yucca plant
Any of several closely related stemless or nearly stemless plants of the genus Yucca, especially Y. filamentosa and Y. flaccida of the southeast United States, having long thin leaves and clusters of fragrant white or off-white flowers.
Origin of Adam's needleFrom the spines on its leaves.