Asteraceae Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze

Hopi Tea Greenthread

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Beverage

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: 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: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Decoction of leaves and flowers, with lots of sugar, used as a tea.

RECRD: 10647 id: 39792