Brassicaceae Rorippa sinuata (Nutt.) A.S. Hitchc.

Spreading Yellowcress

Navajo, Ramah - Other, Fertilizer

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 29

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Scientific name: Rorippa sinuata (Nutt.) A.S. Hitchc.
USDA symbol: ROSI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spreading Yellowcress
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fertilizer
Notes: Cold infusion used to soak watermelon seeds to increase productivity.

RECRD: 10506 id: 33857