New Mexico designated the blossom of the desert yucca plant (pronounced “yuh-ka”) as the state flower in The yucca flower was selected by the schoolchildren of New Mexico and was recommended by the New Mexico Federation of Women's Clubs.
Green Chile Pendant by Will Barnes / Strange Grain / StrangeGrain.com / StrangeGrainMfg on Etsy
Seeing red over Denver's green chile wager Our neighbors to the north have tried to muscle in on New Mexico's claim to green chile fame for Super Bowl bet. And that is no bueno. NO CONTEST NM GREEN CHILE IS BEST.
Hot Stuff: A road trip across New Mexico unearths the state's finest chile peppers. Green chile is added to hamburgers among other foods. Try it, New Mexicans add chile to foods as a condiment, the hotter the better.