Poaceae Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. L”ve

Western Wheatgrass

Keres, Western - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 25

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Scientific name: Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. L”ve
USDA symbol: PASM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Wheatgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Grass and water used to soak melon seeds before planting to keep worms away and make melons sweeter.

RECRD: 30012 id: 25563