Fabaceae Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.

American Vetch

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Veterinary Aid

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 29

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Scientific name: Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.
USDA symbol: VIAMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Plant smoked by horse to increase the horse's endurance.

RECRD: 97207 id: 43193