Asteraceae Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.

Flatspine Burr Ragweed

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Ceremonial Items

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 51

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Scientific name: Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.
USDA symbol: AMAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flatspine Burr Ragweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Leaf ash used as Evilway blackening.

RECRD: 10632 id: 2838