Asteraceae Malacothrix fendleri Gray

Fendler's Desertdandelion

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Eye 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 52

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Scientific name: Malacothrix fendleri Gray
USDA symbol: MAFE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fendler's Desertdandelion
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion used as wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 89407 id: 22181