Asteraceae Psilostrophe sparsiflora (Gray) A. Nels.

Greenstem Paperflower

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Blood Medicine

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: Psilostrophe sparsiflora (Gray) A. Nels.
USDA symbol: PSSP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greenstem Paperflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Plant used as a postpartum blood purifier.

RECRD: 92773 id: 31331