Cactaceae Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose


Maricopa - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 204

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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: Maricopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Juice fermented to make an intoxicating drink.

RECRD: 40386 id: 8152