Asteraceae Erigeron divergens Torr. & Gray

Spreading Fleabane

Kiowa - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 60

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Scientific name: Erigeron divergens Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: ERDI4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spreading Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Plant considered an omen of good fortune and brought into the home.

RECRD: 10919 id: 13727