Rosaceae Potentilla pensylvanica L.

Pennsylvania Cinquefoil

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

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 31

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Scientific name: Potentilla pensylvanica L.
USDA symbol: POPEP5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pennsylvania Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Root used as a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 92310 id: 29854