Rosaceae Purshia stansburiana (Torr.) Henrickson

Stansbury Cliffrose

Navajo, Ramah - Fiber, Clothing

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 30

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Scientific name: Purshia stansburiana (Torr.) Henrickson
USDA symbol: PUST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stansbury Cliffrose
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Shredded bark used for bedding or diaper for cradleboard.

RECRD: 10525 id: 31664