Asteraceae Townsendia exscapa (Richards.) Porter

Stemless Townsendia

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gynecological 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 54

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Scientific name: Townsendia exscapa (Richards.) Porter
USDA symbol: TOEX2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stemless Townsendia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Plant chewed or infusion taken to ease delivery.

RECRD: 96277 id: 40423