Brassicaceae Pennellia micrantha (Gray) Nieuwl.

Mountain Mock Thelypody

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gynecological Aid

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 29

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Scientific name: Pennellia micrantha (Gray) Nieuwl.
USDA symbol: PEMI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Mock Thelypody
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken to expedite delivery.

RECRD: 96133 id: 25805