Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Dakota - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 358

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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: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Root used to wash the scalp to make the hair grow.

RECRD: 97544 id: 44085