Apocynaceae Apocynum ?floribundum Greene (pro sp.) [androsaemifolium ? cannabinum]

Intermediate Dogbane

Havasupai - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 236

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Scientific name: Apocynum ?floribundum Greene (pro sp.) [androsaemifolium ? cannabinum]
USDA symbol: APFL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Intermediate Dogbane
Family: Apocynaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Milky substance used by children to rub on playmates' faces and stick their eyelids together.

RECRD: 7338 id: 3884