Fabaceae Peteria scoparia Gray

Rush Peteria

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

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 33

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Scientific name: Peteria scoparia Gray
USDA symbol: PESC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rush Peteria
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Compound infusion of tops taken for protection from witches.

RECRD: 91103 id: 26223