Agavaceae Agave americana L.

American Century Plant

Apache, White Mountain - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1929, Plants Used by the White Mountain Apache Indians of Arizona, Wisconsin Archeologist 8:143-61., page 145

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Scientific name: Agave americana L.
USDA symbol: AGAMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Century Plant
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, White Mountain
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: 'Hearts' and roots pit baked, crushed and fermented into an intoxicating beverage.

RECRD: 60151 id: 1728