Cactaceae Opuntia fulgida Engelm.

Jumping Cholla

Papago - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 14

View all documented uses for Opuntia fulgida Engelm.

Scientific name: Opuntia fulgida Engelm.
USDA symbol: OPFUF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jumping Cholla
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young shoots and buds eaten as greens in summer.

RECRD: 43460 id: 24667