Adam's needle (Yucca flaccida) belongs to the Agavaceae (the Agave family). It is an evergreen shrub that is distributed from Ontario state in southern Canada to the eastern and central parts of United States. This shrub grows in forests of pine and oak, on coastal sands, and it is stemless or has a short stem. The leaves are lanceolate and thin, forming a rosette. The large conical inflorescence is borne on the long peduncle and the short flowering stalk, and white to pale creme, pale greensh white flowers bloom downward in spring. It is considered to be a variety of Adam's needle (Yucca filamentosa).