Asteraceae Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.

Upright Prairie Coneflower

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Veterinary Aid

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 52

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Scientific name: Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.
USDA symbol: RACO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Upright Prairie Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Cold infusion given to sheep which are 'out of their minds.'

RECRD: 93321 id: 32750