Cactaceae Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose


Apache, White Mountain - Food, Preserves

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1929, Plants Used by the White Mountain Apache Indians of Arizona, Wisconsin Archeologist 8:143-61., page 147

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Scientific name: Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
USDA symbol: CAGI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Saguaro
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, White Mountain
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Preserves
Notes: Fruit used to make a kind of butter.

RECRD: 60152 id: 8151