Fabaceae Prosopis pubescens Benth.

Screwbean Mesquite

Cahuilla - Other, Tools

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 118

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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: Cahuilla
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Long branch made into a mescal cutter to sever agave leaves.

RECRD: 11673 id: 30066