Agavaceae Yucca sp.


Navajo - Other, Soap

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: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Suds and ashes used to wash new born babies.

RECRD: 2732 id: 44256