Brassicaceae Schoenocrambe linearifolia (Gray) Rollins

Slimleaf Plainsmustard

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Oral 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 29

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Scientific name: Schoenocrambe linearifolia (Gray) Rollins
USDA symbol: SCLI12 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slimleaf Plainsmustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Cold infusion of leaves used as a mouthwash for sore gums.

RECRD: 95255 id: 37359