Polygonaceae Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.

Redroot Buckwheat

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 19

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Scientific name: Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERRA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redroot Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Plant used for backaches and sideaches.

RECRD: 85803 id: 14115