Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton natans L.

Floating Pondweed

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial 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 15

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Scientific name: Potamogeton natans L.
USDA symbol: PONA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Floating Pondweed
Family: Potamogetonaceae
Family (APG): Potamogetonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant taken as ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 92270 id: 29815