Ranunculaceae Ranunculus inamoenus Greene

Graceful Buttercup

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Hunting Medicine

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 27

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Scientific name: Ranunculus inamoenus Greene
USDA symbol: RAINI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Graceful Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hunting Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of plant taken and used as a lotion to protect hunters from animals.

RECRD: 93292 id: 32688