Cactaceae Opuntia sp.

Prickly Pear

Southwest Indians - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Bell, Willis H and Edward F. Castetter, 1941, Ethnobiological Studies in the Southwest VII. The Utilization of of Yucca, Sotol and Beargrass by the Aborigines in the American Southwest, University of New Mexico Bulletin 5(5):1-74, page 15

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Scientific name: Opuntia sp.
Common names: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Southwest Indians
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Buds used for food.

RECRD: 40447 id: 24859