Asteraceae Helianthella parryi Gray

Parry's Dwarfsunflower

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 51

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Scientific name: Helianthella parryi Gray
USDA symbol: HEPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Parry's Dwarfsunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken and used as a lotion on arrow or bullet wound, a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 87198 id: 16547