Cactaceae Opuntia polyacantha Haw.

Plains Pricklypear

Cheyenne - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 180

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Scientific name: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
USDA symbol: OPPOP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Plains Pricklypear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Fruit stewed with meat and game into a soup.

RECRD: 1988 id: 24744