Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Kiowa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 45

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Cut stem secretion applied to buckskin moccasins as a varnish.

RECRD: 10889 id: 24828