Cactaceae Opuntia polyacantha Haw.

Plains Pricklypear

Sanpoil and Nespelem - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Ray, Verne F., 1932, The Sanpoil and Nespelem: Salishan Peoples of Northeastern Washington, University of Washington Publications in Anthropology, Vol. 5, page 103

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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: Sanpoil and Nespelem
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berry pits roasted, after spines burned off and removed, and used for food.

RECRD: 40035 id: 24774