Fabaceae Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Honey Mesquite

Apache, Mescalero - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Basehart, Harry W., 1974, Apache Indians XII. Mescalero Apache Subsistence Patterns and Socio-Political Organization, New York. Garland Publishing Inc., page 37

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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, Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Beans ground into flour, mixed with other plant foods and eaten.

RECRD: 45694 id: 29947