soap plantsoap plant
any of various plants some parts of which can be used as soap; esp., a tall W North American plant (Chlorogalum pomeridianum) of the lily family
- Any of several bulbous plants of the genus Chlorogalum of western North America, having small white or purple flowers. The bulbs of several species, especially C. pomeridianum, produce a soapy lather when crushed.
- Any of various other plants having parts used as soap.