Brassicaceae Lesquerella rectipes Woot. & Standl.

Straight Bladderpod

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Respiratory 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: 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: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Finely ground leaves used ceremonially as snuff to clear nasal passages.

RECRD: 88632 id: 19979