Cactaceae Echinocereus rigidissimus (Engelm.) Haage f.

Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus

Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and M. E. Opler, 1936, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest III. The Ethnobiology of the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(5):1-63, page 41

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Scientific name: Echinocereus rigidissimus (Engelm.) Haage f.
USDA symbol: ECRI3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Raw fruit used for food.

RECRD: 40104 id: 12891