Vitaceae Vitis arizonica Engelm.

Canyon Grape

Jemez - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 28

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Scientific name: Vitis arizonica Engelm.
USDA symbol: VIAR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canyon Grape
Family: Vitaceae
Family (APG): Vitaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Berry juice mixed with white clay and used as a body paint for dancers.

RECRD: 1901 id: 43373