Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Dakota - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 71

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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: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Hard, sharp-pointed blades bound with sinew and used in place of wood to make the fire drill.

RECRD: 31139 id: 44094