Hydrangeaceae Fendlera rupicola Gray

Cliff Fendlerbush

Navajo - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 51

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Scientific name: Fendlera rupicola Gray
USDA symbol: FERU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cliff Fendlerbush
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Notched stick rubbed with a smooth stick instead of beating a drum in the Mountain Chant Ceremony.

RECRD: 2886 id: 14715