Brassicaceae Lesquerella rectipes Woot. & Standl.

Straight Bladderpod

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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 rectipes Woot. & Standl.
USDA symbol: LERE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Straight Bladderpod
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion used as a ceremonial eyewash and pulverized plant used as a ceremonial snuff.

RECRD: 88630 id: 19977