Pinaceae Pinus edulis Engelm.

Twoneedle Pinyon

Zuni - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 57, 58

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Scientific name: Pinus edulis Engelm.
USDA symbol: PIED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Twoneedle Pinyon
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Needles eaten and infusion of twigs used as a diuretic and diaphoretic for syphilis.

RECRD: 91442 id: 27695