Fagaceae Quercus grisea Liebm.

Gray Oak

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Protection

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 22

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Scientific name: Quercus grisea Liebm.
USDA symbol: QUGR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gray Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Used to protect new or ceremonial hogans from lightning, ghosts and witches.

RECRD: 10450 id: 32158