Fabaceae Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Honey Mesquite

Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and M. E. Opler, 1936, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest III. The Ethnobiology of the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(5):1-63, page 50

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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, Chiricahua & Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Flour used in the absence of sugar to sweeten an intoxicating drink.

RECRD: 40237 id: 29941