Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Apache, San Carlos - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Hrdlicka, Ales, 1908, Physiological and Medical Observations Among the Indians of Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, SI-BAE Bulletin #34:1-427, page 257

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, San Carlos
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds parched, ground, boiled and eaten as mush.

RECRD: 46755 id: 24798