Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Navajo - Other, Designs

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 64

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Designs
Notes: Plant shape used as form for figures in the sandpainting of the Cactus People for the Wind Chant.

RECRD: 2978 id: 24844