Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Papago - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, 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: Papago
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Fiber used to tie saguaro needles together.

RECRD: 43607 id: 44161