Euphorbiaceae Tragia nepetifolia Cav.

Catnip Noseburn

Navajo, Kayenta - Other, Protection

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 31

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Scientific name: Tragia nepetifolia Cav.
USDA symbol: TRNED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catnip Noseburn
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Plant sprinkled on hogan during rain storm for protection from lightning.

RECRD: 96299 id: 40521