Polygonaceae Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.

Nodding Buckwheat

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 23

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Scientific name: Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERCEC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nodding Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of chewed leaves applied to red ant bite.

RECRD: 85739 id: 13980