Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Tewa - Fiber, Cordage

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 52

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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: Tewa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Fibrous leaves split into narrow strips and used for tying material.

RECRD: 41915 id: 44188