Cupressaceae Juniperus deppeana Steud.

Alligator Juniper

Yavapai - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1932, The Southeastern Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 29:177-252, page 212

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Scientific name: Juniperus deppeana Steud.
USDA symbol: JUDE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alligator Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Pulverized berries soaked in water, put in mouth and juice sucked, the solid matter spat out.

RECRD: 20508 id: 18579