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

Spreading Yellowcress

Zuni - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 59

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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: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a wash and smoke from blossoms used for inflamed eyes.

RECRD: 93746 id: 33858