Liliaceae Zigadenus elegans Pursh

Mountain Deathcamas

Keres, Western - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 78

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Scientific name: Zigadenus elegans Pursh
USDA symbol: ZIELE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Deathcamas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Root rubbed on muscles as a strengthener.

RECRD: 30556 id: 44550