Agavaceae Agave lechuguilla Torr.


Pima - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Bell, Willis H and Edward F. Castetter, 1941, Ethnobiological Studies in the Southwest VII. The Utilization of of Yucca, Sotol and Beargrass by the Aborigines in the American Southwest, University of New Mexico Bulletin 5(5):1-74, page 50

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Scientific name: Agave lechuguilla Torr.
USDA symbol: AGLE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lechuguilla
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Fiber used to make hair brushes.

RECRD: 40558 id: 1784