Boraginaceae Cryptantha fendleri (Gray) Greene

Sanddune Catseye

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Fodder

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 40

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Scientific name: Cryptantha fendleri (Gray) Greene
USDA symbol: CRFE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sanddune Catseye
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Used for sheep feed, a nuisance because the ripe fruits stick in the wool.

RECRD: 10580 id: 11538