Malvaceae Sphaeralcea digitata (Greene) Rydb.

Slippery Globemallow

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

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 36

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Scientific name: Sphaeralcea digitata (Greene) Rydb.
USDA symbol: SPDID (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slippery Globemallow
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Root used as a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 95640 id: 38662