Solanaceae Lycium fremontii Gray

Fremont's Desertthorn

Pima - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Hrdlicka, Ales, 1908, Physiological and Medical Observations Among the Indians of Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, SI-BAE Bulletin #34:1-427, page 262

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Scientific name: Lycium fremontii Gray
USDA symbol: LYFR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fremont's Desertthorn
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Red berries cooked and eaten warm or cold with sugar.

RECRD: 46785 id: 21419