Asteraceae Helianthella parryi Gray

Parry's Dwarfsunflower

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 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: Panacea
Notes: Decoction of root used as 'life medicine,' especially for arrow or bullet wounds.

RECRD: 87199 id: 16548