Cyperaceae Scirpus pallidus (Britt.) Fern.

Cloaked Bulrush

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Emetic

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 19

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Scientific name: Scirpus pallidus (Britt.) Fern.
USDA symbol: SCPA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cloaked Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 95001 id: 37528