Boraginaceae Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston

Manyflower Stickseed

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 40, 41

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Scientific name: Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston
USDA symbol: HAFL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Manyflower Stickseed
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Leaves and pollen used various ways for good luck in gambling and trading.

RECRD: 87056 id: 16395