Ranunculaceae Aquilegia triternata Payson

Chiricahua Mountain Columbine

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 22

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Scientific name: Aquilegia triternata Payson
USDA symbol: AQTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chiricahua Mountain Columbine
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial fumigant for headaches or other severe pain.

RECRD: 81521 id: 3955