Agavaceae Agave palmeri Engelm.

Palmer's Century Plant

Apache, Western - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Buskirk, Winfred, 1986, The Western Apache: Living With the Land Before 1950, Norman. University of Oklahoma Press, page 169

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Scientific name: Agave palmeri Engelm.
USDA symbol: AGPA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Palmer's Century Plant
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Western
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Flower stalk baked and chewed for juice.

RECRD: 40717 id: 1787