Asteraceae Artemisia tridentata Nutt.

Big Sagebrush

Paiute, Northern - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 125

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Scientific name: Artemisia tridentata Nutt.
USDA symbol: ARTRT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Big Sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Branches put over a bed of ashes and slept on for fevers.

RECRD: 8992 id: 5743