Solanaceae Lycium torreyi Gray


Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Emetic

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 42

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Scientific name: Lycium torreyi Gray
USDA symbol: LYTO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Squawthorn
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Leaves or root used as ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 89242 id: 21466