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Sotol (Dasylirion wheeleri)

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Common name: Sotol

Scientific name: Dasylirion wheeleri

Uses: Until a few decades ago, the Tohono O’odham (Papago) wove beautiful sleeping mats by plaiting together sotol leaves after removing marginal teeth.

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Kimberley A. Ryan, Northern Arizona University Anthropology Laboratories
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