Asteraceae Cosmos parviflorus (Jacq.) Pers.

Southwestern Cosmos

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 50

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Scientific name: Cosmos parviflorus (Jacq.) Pers.
USDA symbol: COPA12 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Southwestern Cosmos
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of dried leaves used as ceremonial chant lotion.

RECRD: 84652 id: 11323