Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia)
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A fibre obtained from the leaves is used for making ropes, baskets, sandals, clothing and mats[82, 257].
The whole leaf can be woven into mats etc and it can also be used as a paint brush[82, 257].
The dark red core of the roots has been used as a pattern material in coiled baskets. The core is split into strands, soaked and worked in with the coiling so that the colour is always on the outside.
Red and black dyes have been obtained from the roots.
The roots are rich in saponins and can be used as a soap substitute[21, 85]. It makes a good hair wash[85, 94].
Wood – light, soft, spongy, difficult to work. Sometimes cut into thin layers and used as wrapping material, or manufactured into boxes and other small articles.
Cultivation & Habitat
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