Agavaceae Yucca whipplei Torr.

Chaparral Yucca

Diegueno - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Hedges, Ken, 1986, Santa Ysabel Ethnobotany, San Diego Museum of Man Ethnic Technology Notes, No. 20, page 17

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Scientific name: Yucca whipplei Torr.
USDA symbol: YUWHW (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chaparral Yucca
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Diegueno
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Leaf fibers used as the foundation for the beginning of a coiled basket.

RECRD: 2575 id: 44277