Poaceae Hordeum jubatum L.

Foxtail Barley

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Poison

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 16

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Scientific name: Hordeum jubatum L.
USDA symbol: HOJUJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Foxtail Barley
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Plant considered poisonous and children taught to avoid it.

RECRD: 87496 id: 17398