Agavaceae Agave parryi Engelm.

Parry's Agave

Apache - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 10

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Scientific name: Agave parryi Engelm.
USDA symbol: AGPAP5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Parry's Agave
Family: Agavaceae
Family (APG): Asparagaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Heads and young leaves roasted, sun dried and used immediately or stored.

RECRD: 40953 id: 1799