Fabaceae Prosopis pubescens Benth.

Screwbean Mesquite

Apache, Mescalero - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Basehart, Harry W., 1974, Apache Indians XII. Mescalero Apache Subsistence Patterns and Socio-Political Organization, New York. Garland Publishing Inc., page 44

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Scientific name: Prosopis pubescens Benth.
USDA symbol: PRPU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Screwbean Mesquite
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Mescalero
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Pods soaked in water and used for earache.

RECRD: 45731 id: 30054