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Peyote Cactus

Peyote, Lophophora williamsii. also known as Mescal buttons is a spineless cactus. It is found in the Southwestern United States south into central Mexico. It is also found in the Chihuahuan Desert within this area.

  • Peyote grows in those areas especially where limestone is in the soil. It has small pink flowers that bloom from March to May and has bloomed as late as September.
  • Indigenious North American peoples have used it for religious purposes for thousands of years. It is also used as a recreational drug for its psychoactive properties.

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Primary Metadata Title: Peyote Cactus Alternative Title: (none) Creator: Stolz, Gary M. Source: WO8088-004 Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Language: EN - ENGLISH Rights: (public domain) Audience: (general) Subject: New Mexico Plants

Description No description information exists for this record Date Icon Date Available: November 02 2001 Issued: November 01 2001 Modified: November 02 2001


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