Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Lakota - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Kraft, Shelly Katheren, 1990, Recent Changes in the Ethnobotany of Standing Rock Indian Reservation, University of North Dakota, M.A. Thesis, page 51

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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: Lakota
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Roots boiled and used as shampoo or as a substitute for soap.

RECRD: 46142 id: 44133