Dryopteridaceae Woodsia neomexicana Windham

New Mexico Cliff Fern

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 11

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Scientific name: Woodsia neomexicana Windham
USDA symbol: WONE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New Mexico Cliff Fern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Cold, compound infusion taken and used as a lotion for injury, a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 97375 id: 43567