Agavaceae Yucca brevifolia Engelm.

Joshua Tree

Cahuilla - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 150

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Scientific name: Yucca brevifolia Engelm.
USDA symbol: YUBAB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Joshua Tree
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Fibers used to make nets.

RECRD: 11867 id: 44005