Agavaceae Agave sp.


Yavapai - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 260

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Scientific name: Agave sp.
Common names: Mescal
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Pounded, cooked, dried meaty centers of leaves stored in houses for later use.

RECRD: 20640 id: 1865