Asteraceae Encelia farinosa Gray ex Torr.


Papago - Other, Fasteners

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 71

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Scientific name: Encelia farinosa Gray ex Torr.
USDA symbol: ENFAF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Goldenhills
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fasteners
Notes: 'Gum' used to fasten arrow points to the slit ends of arrow twigs.

RECRD: 43682 id: 13097