Fabaceae Prosopis pubescens Benth.

Screwbean Mesquite

Mohave - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Stewart, Kenneth M., 1965, Mohave Indian Gathering of Wild Plants, Kiva 31(1):46-53, page 46

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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: Mohave
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Bean pods rotted in a pit for a month, dried, ground into a flour and used to make a drink.

RECRD: 8363 id: 30072