Viscaceae Arceuthobium vaginatum (Willd.) J. Presl

Pineland Dwarf Mistletoe

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 23

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Scientific name: Arceuthobium vaginatum (Willd.) J. Presl
USDA symbol: ARVAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pineland Dwarf Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a ceremonial medicine.

RECRD: 81709 id: 4250