Asteraceae Parthenium incanum Kunth


Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and M. E. Opler, 1936, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest III. The Ethnobiology of the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(5):1-63, page 53

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Scientific name: Parthenium incanum Kunth
USDA symbol: PAIN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mariola
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Fresh leaves boiled and used similarly to coffee.

RECRD: 40258 id: 25534