Pteridaceae Adiantum capillus-veneris L.

Common Maidenhair

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Psychological 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 14

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Scientific name: Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
USDA symbol: ADCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Maidenhair
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Psychological Aid
Notes: Plant smoked or infusion of plant used for insanity.

RECRD: 80626 id: 1541