Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.

Rocky Mountain Spurge

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Good Luck Charm

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 35

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Scientific name: Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.
USDA symbol: EUBR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Spurge
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Root tasted, rubbed on the clothing so that opponents smell it and used for good luck in gambling.

RECRD: 10548 id: 14580