Asteraceae Iva xanthifolia Nutt.

Giant Sumpweed

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 48

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Scientific name: Iva xanthifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: IVXA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Sumpweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of plant applied to boils.

RECRD: 87921 id: 18144