Agavaceae Yucca sp.


Jemez - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 28

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Scientific name: Yucca sp.
Common names: Yucca
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Roots boiled, fibrous part removed, water rubbed into lather & used to wash hair & woolen blankets.

RECRD: 1903 id: 44231