Dryopteridaceae Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.

Brittle Bladderfern

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 11

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Scientific name: Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.
USDA symbol: CYFR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brittle Bladderfern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Cold, compound infusion of plant taken and used as lotion for injury.

RECRD: 84877 id: 11961