Cactaceae Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & Bigelow

Whipple Cholla

Zuni - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 36

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Scientific name: Opuntia whipplei Engelm. & Bigelow
USDA symbol: OPWH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whipple Cholla
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Spineless fruits eaten raw or stewed.

RECRD: 41198 id: 24881