Loasaceae Mentzelia laciniata (Rydb.) J. Darl.

Cutleaf Blazingstar

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 36

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Scientific name: Mentzelia laciniata (Rydb.) J. Darl.
USDA symbol: MELA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cutleaf Blazingstar
Family: Loasaceae
Family (APG): Loasaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of flowers used as an eyewash.

RECRD: 89718 id: 22893