Asteraceae Wyethia scabra Hook.

Badlands Wyethia

Hopi - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 99

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Scientific name: Wyethia scabra Hook.
USDA symbol: WYSCS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Badlands Wyethia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Plant sometimes used as an emetic, but if not vomited it would kill the person.

RECRD: 97395 id: 43634