Brassicaceae Descurainia sp.

Tansy Mustard

Tewa of Hano - Other, Paint

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 60

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Scientific name: Descurainia sp.
Common names: Tansy Mustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Tewa of Hano
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Paint
Notes: Plants moistened, steamed, liquid squeezed and the remaining mass used as paint to decorate pottery.

RECRD: 41946 id: 12412