Salicaceae Salix exigua Nutt.

Sandbar Willow

Navajo - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Hocking, George M., 1956, Some Plant Materials Used Medicinally and Otherwise by the Navaho Indians in the Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, El Palacio 56:146-165, page 155

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Scientific name: Salix exigua Nutt.
USDA symbol: SAEX (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sandbar Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Leaves used to make a drink 'like orange juice.'

RECRD: 3183 id: 35816