Cactaceae Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose

Candy Barrelcactus

Papago - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 14

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Scientific name: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
USDA symbol: FEWI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Candy Barrelcactus
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Pulp eaten as greens in May.

RECRD: 43467 id: 14741