Asteraceae Tragopogon pratensis L.

Meadow Salsify

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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: Tragopogon pratensis L.
USDA symbol: TRPR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Meadow Salsify
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion gargled as ceremonial treatment for throat trouble.

RECRD: 96306 id: 40535