Asteraceae Lygodesmia grandiflora (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray

Largeflower Skeletonplant

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: Lygodesmia grandiflora (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: LYGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Largeflower Skeletonplant
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant milk applied to sores caused by sunburn.

RECRD: 89283 id: 21547