Rosaceae Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) Gray

Desert Almond

Cahuilla - Food, Fruit

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 119

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Scientific name: Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) Gray
USDA symbol: PRFAF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Almond
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Fruit considered a great delicacy, important food and a highly prized food source.

RECRD: 11678 id: 30427