Geraniaceae Geranium atropurpureum Heller

Western Purple Cranesbill

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

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 34

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Scientific name: Geranium atropurpureum Heller
USDA symbol: GEATA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Purple Cranesbill
Family: Geraniaceae
Family (APG): Geraniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Plant used as 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 86527 id: 15800