Rosaceae Rosa nutkana K. Presl

Nootka Rose

Keres, Western - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 67

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Scientific name: Rosa nutkana K. Presl
USDA symbol: RONUN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nootka Rose
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Crushed petals rubbed on children's bodies to prevent smallpox.

RECRD: 30565 id: 34046