Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos oreophilus Gray

Whortleleaf Snowberry

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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 45

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos oreophilus Gray
USDA symbol: SYORO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whortleleaf Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Leaves used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 95840 id: 39148