Cactaceae Opuntia clavata Engelm.

Club Cholla

Keres, Western - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 56

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Scientific name: Opuntia clavata Engelm.
USDA symbol: OPCL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Club Cholla
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Dried joints ground or burned into a powder and used on open sores or bad wounds.

RECRD: 30315 id: 24597