Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.
Zuni - Fiber, Cordage
Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 79
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Scientific name: Yucca glauca Nutt.
USDA symbol: YUGLG2 (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Small Soapweed
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Cordage
Notes: Leaves soaked in water to soften them and made into rope by knotting them together. The fibers of the leaves were separated and lengthened for making a coarse cord.
RECRD: 32912 id: 44193