Agavaceae Yucca baccata Torr.

Banana Yucca

Havasupai - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 212

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Scientific name: Yucca baccata Torr.
USDA symbol: YUBAB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Banana Yucca
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Roots used as a soap for washing the hair.

RECRD: 7195 id: 43817