Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Papago - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 37

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Used between fence posts to protect tobacco plants from marauding animals.

RECRD: 43568 id: 24855