Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Papago - Food, Dried Food

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 262

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Fruits pit cooked, dried, boiled, salted and eaten with pinole.

RECRD: 46772 id: 24847