Cactaceae Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.

Brittle Pricklypear

Thompson - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 194

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Scientific name: Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
USDA symbol: OPFRF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brittle Pricklypear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: Mucilaginous material from cut stems used for glue by some people, but not considered very good.

RECRD: 32631 id: 24665