Saxifragaceae Heuchera novomexicana Wheelock

New Mexico Alumroot

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Orthopedic 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 29

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Scientific name: Heuchera novomexicana Wheelock
USDA symbol: HENO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New Mexico Alumroot
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Poultice of split root applied to infected sores, swellings and fractures.

RECRD: 87416 id: 17094