Polygonaceae Eriogonum annuum Nutt.

Annual Buckwheat

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

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 23

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Scientific name: Eriogonum annuum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERAN4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Annual Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion used for protection against witches.

RECRD: 85823 id: 13973