Fabaceae Prosopis glandulosa Torr.

Honey Mesquite

Isleta - Food, Candy

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 43

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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: Isleta
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Beans toasted and eaten as a confection by sucking out the juice.

RECRD: 41237 id: 29953