Asteraceae Psathyrotes pilifera Gray

Hairybeast Turtleback

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 49

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Scientific name: Psathyrotes pilifera Gray
USDA symbol: PSPI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairybeast Turtleback
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 92695 id: 31047