Fabaceae Olneya tesota Gray

Desert Ironwood

Yavapai - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1932, The Southeastern Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 29:177-252, page 211

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Scientific name: Olneya tesota Gray
USDA symbol: OLTE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Ironwood
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Dried, mashed, parched seeds ground into a meal and used to make greasy cakes.

RECRD: 20503 id: 24373