Boraginaceae Cryptantha flava (A. Nels.) Payson

Brenda's Yellow Catseye

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 39

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Scientific name: Cryptantha flava (A. Nels.) Payson
USDA symbol: CRFL5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brenda's Yellow Catseye
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Plant used for postpartum purification.

RECRD: 84721 id: 11542