Zygophyllaceae Larrea tridentata var. tridentata


Papago - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 23

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Scientific name: Larrea tridentata var. tridentata
USDA symbol: LATRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Creosotebush
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Family (APG): Zygophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Branches used to brush off the spines of prickly pears.

RECRD: 43503 id: 19675