Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Southwest Indians - Fiber, Brushes & Brooms

Use documented by:
Bell, Willis H and Edward F. Castetter, 1941, Ethnobiological Studies in the Southwest VII. The Utilization of of Yucca, Sotol and Beargrass by the Aborigines in the American Southwest, University of New Mexico Bulletin 5(5):1-74, page 49

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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: Southwest Indians
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Brushes & Brooms
Notes: Leaves used as brushes to place designs upon pottery.

RECRD: 40555 id: 44175