Fabaceae Prosopis velutina Woot.

Velvet Mesquite

Maricopa - Food, Unspecified

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 44

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Scientific name: Prosopis velutina Woot.
USDA symbol: PRVE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Velvet Mesquite
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Maricopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Beans formerly eaten as an important food.

RECRD: 41245 id: 30098