Asteraceae Pectis papposa Harvey & Gray

Cinchweed Fetidmarigold

Zuni - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 57

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Scientific name: Pectis papposa Harvey & Gray
USDA symbol: PEPAP3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cinchweed Fetidmarigold
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of blossoms used as eye drops for snowblindness.

RECRD: 90883 id: 25628