Brassicaceae Erysimum sp.

Zuni - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 92

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Scientific name: Erysimum sp.
Common names:
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Plant used ceremonially to insure the coming of rain so that the corn and all vegetation would grow.

RECRD: 32976 id: 14321