Asteraceae Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze

Hopi Tea Greenthread

Keres, Western - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

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: Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze
USDA symbol: THME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hopi Tea Greenthread
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Plant formerly used for children with tuberculosis.

RECRD: 30502 id: 39785