Agavaceae Nolina erumpens (Torr.) S. Wats.

Foothill Beargrass

Papago - Fiber, Basketry

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 59

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Scientific name: Nolina erumpens (Torr.) S. Wats.
USDA symbol: NOER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Foothill Beargrass
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Used as the warp element of baskets.

RECRD: 43643 id: 24000