Agavaceae Yucca sp.


Navajo - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 34

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Scientific name: Yucca sp.
Common names: Yucca
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Fiber used to secure the butts of the first twigs around a small stick at the bottom of the basket.

RECRD: 2731 id: 44234