Asteraceae Zinnia acerosa (DC.) Gray

Desert Zinnia

Keres, Western - Drug, Psychological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 39

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Scientific name: Zinnia acerosa (DC.) Gray
USDA symbol: ZIAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Zinnia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Psychological Aid
Notes: Plant given to children to quickly learn to talk.

RECRD: 30135 id: 44620