Agavaceae Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.

Common Sotol

Apache, Mescalero - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Basehart, Harry W., 1974, Apache Indians XII. Mescalero Apache Subsistence Patterns and Socio-Political Organization, New York. Garland Publishing Inc., page 41

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Scientific name: Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.
USDA symbol: DAWH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Sotol
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Plants pit cooked, formed into cakes, dried and used for food.

RECRD: 45710 id: 12064