Agavaceae Agave parryi Engelm.

Parry's Agave

Apache, Western - Other, Paint

Use documented by:
Buskirk, Winfred, 1986, The Western Apache: Living With the Land Before 1950, Norman. University of Oklahoma Press, page 169

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Scientific name: Agave parryi Engelm.
USDA symbol: AGPAP5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Parry's Agave
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Western
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Paint
Notes: Juice covering pit stones after baking used to paint stripes on buckskin.

RECRD: 0 id: 1828