Viscaceae Phoradendron californicum Nutt.

Mesquite Mistletoe

Papago - Food, Dried Food

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 19

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Scientific name: Phoradendron californicum Nutt.
USDA symbol: PHCA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mesquite Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berries sun dried, stored and used for food.

RECRD: 43478 id: 26497