The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 87, July 1983 - April, 1984 Page: 296
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
peyote populations. Responsible peyoteros, such as Isabel Lopez, Jesuis
Divila, and Marcus Muniz, harvest wisely; they promote the plant's
growth while profiting from the product.
The peyotero tradition was born and nurtured in response to the
supply needs of Indians living far from South Texas; these profes-
sional traders became vital to the maintenance and growth of the pey-
ote religion; today's peyotero remains no less essential.
Plate from Jean Louis Berlandier's Journey to Mexico during the Years
1826 to 1834. Erythrina herbacea L. Courtesy Gray Herbarium Library,
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