Fabaceae Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Honey Mesquite

Apache - Food, Preserves

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 45

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Scientific name: Prosopis glandulosa Torr.
USDA symbol: PRGLG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Honey Mesquite
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Preserves
Notes: Beans boiled, pounded or ground, hand kneaded and made into a jam.

RECRD: 41247 id: 29936