Asteraceae Artemisia frigida Willd.

Fringed Sagewort

Zuni - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 87

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Scientific name: Artemisia frigida Willd.
USDA symbol: ARFR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fringed Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Sprigs and corn ears attached to decorated tablets and carried by female dancers in a drama. The sprigs and corn ears were carried by female dancers in the drama of The Coming of the Corn Maidens.

RECRD: 32960 id: 5310