Agavaceae Agave americana L.

American Century Plant

Pima - Other, Cash Crop

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 10

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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: Pima
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cash Crop
Notes: Obtained by barter from the Papago Indians.

RECRD: 40948 id: 1749