Asteraceae Machaeranthera gracilis (Nutt.) Shinners

Slender Goldenweed

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological 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 47

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Scientific name: Machaeranthera gracilis (Nutt.) Shinners
USDA symbol: MAGR10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slender Goldenweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Cold infusion used as lotion for pimples, boils and sores.

RECRD: 87102 id: 21723