Asteraceae Ambrosia psilostachya DC.

Cuman Ragweed

Kiowa - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 55

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Scientific name: Ambrosia psilostachya DC.
USDA symbol: AMPS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cuman Ragweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a wash for sores on horses.

RECRD: 81039 id: 2882