Agavaceae Nolina microcarpa S. Wats.


Apache, Western - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Buskirk, Winfred, 1986, The Western Apache: Living With the Land Before 1950, Norman. University of Oklahoma Press, page 183

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Scientific name: Nolina microcarpa S. Wats.
USDA symbol: NOMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sacahuista
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Western
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Grass used as a thatching material for wickiup or ramada.

RECRD: 40799 id: 24006