Agavaceae Yucca baccata Torr.

Banana Yucca

Keres, Western - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 74

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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: Keres, Western
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Crushed leaves mixed with water for soap.

RECRD: 30525 id: 43855