Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Omaha - Fiber, Cordage

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: Omaha
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Leaves macerated to clear the fibers and with the sharp leaf points attached, twined into thread.

RECRD: 31144 id: 44153