Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Kiowa - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 18

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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: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Root used to wash clothes and hair.

RECRD: 10779 id: 44124