Agavaceae Agave americana L.

American Century Plant

Pima - Food, Sauce & Relish

Use documented by:
Russell, Frank, 1908, The Pima Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #26:1-390, page 70

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Scientific name: Agave americana L.
USDA symbol: AGAMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Century Plant
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sauce & Relish
Notes: Juice boiled and used as a syrup.

RECRD: 43900 id: 1747