Herb latin name: Olneya tesota

Family: Leguminosae

Edible parts of Olneya tesota:

Seed - raw or cooked. A similar taste to peanuts.

Description of the plant:


9 m
(30 feet)

Habitat of the herb:

Desert washes below 600 metres.

Other uses of Olneya tesota:

Wood - very hard, it can blunt a saw.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed -

Cultivation of Olneya tesota:

Desert washes below 600 metres.

Medicinal use of the herb:

None known

Known hazards of Olneya tesota:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.