Asteraceae Stephanomeria runcinata Nutt.

Desert Wirelettuce

Keres, Western - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 72

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Scientific name: Stephanomeria runcinata Nutt.
USDA symbol: STRU3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Wirelettuce
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Milky sap used for sore eyes.

RECRD: 30496 id: 38918