Agavaceae Yucca glauca Nutt.

Small Soapweed

Zuni - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 83

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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: Zuni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Peeled roots pounded, made into suds and used for washing the head, wool garments and blankets.

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