Cactaceae Opuntia polyacantha Haw.

Plains Pricklypear

Montana Indian - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 39

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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: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Fruits dried and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 45352 id: 24753