Asteraceae Pericome caudata Gray

Mountain Leaftail

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological 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 52

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Scientific name: Pericome caudata Gray
USDA symbol: PECA10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Leaftail
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Compound containing stems used as shampoo to prevent falling hair.

RECRD: 91037 id: 25973