Asteraceae Ratibida tagetes (James) Barnh.

Green Prairie Coneflower

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Venereal 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 tagetes (James) Barnh.
USDA symbol: RATA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Green Prairie Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Plant used as a fumigant for sexual infection.

RECRD: 93331 id: 32764