Asteraceae Tetradymia canescens DC.

Spineless Horsebrush

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Orthopedic 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: Tetradymia canescens DC.
USDA symbol: TECA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spineless Horsebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Cold simple or compound infusion of leaves taken for backache.

RECRD: 96070 id: 39652