Asteraceae Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nels.

Brownplume Wirelettuce

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gynecological 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 53

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Scientific name: Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nels.
USDA symbol: STPA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brownplume Wirelettuce
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Strong infusion of root used to hasten delivery of placenta.

RECRD: 95735 id: 38915