Brassicaceae Lesquerella fendleri (Gray) S. Wats.

Fendler's Bladderpod

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Ceremonial Items

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: Lesquerella fendleri (Gray) S. Wats.
USDA symbol: LEFE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fendler's Bladderpod
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Tied to ceremonial rattle string and wetted with infusion of the plant.

RECRD: 10504 id: 19970