Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Pawnee - Other, Soap

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: Pawnee
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Root used like soap, especially for washing the hair.

RECRD: 31138 id: 44167