Opuntia clavata – Famine Foods

Opuntia clavata

Uses

North America (New Mexico): stems/joints, and fruit roasted in times of food shortage, by Native Americans of the Acoma and Laguna Pueblos.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Englmn.
Misc:
Reported to contain a large amount of mucilaginous substance, rendering them objectionable.

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