Agavaceae Agave palmeri Engelm.

Palmer's Century Plant

Papago - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1942, Pima and Papago Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. First Edition., page 61

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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: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Pit baked and used for food.

RECRD: 1739 id: 1798