Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Apache, Mescalero - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Basehart, Harry W., 1974, Apache Indians XII. Mescalero Apache Subsistence Patterns and Socio-Political Organization, New York. Garland Publishing Inc., page 40

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Scientific name: Yucca glauca Nutt.
USDA symbol: YUGLG2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Small Soapweed
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Mescalero
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Leaves split and used to make baskets.

RECRD: 45709 id: 44067