Asclepiadaceae Asclepias engelmanniana Woods.

Eared Milkweed

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 36

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Scientific name: Asclepias engelmanniana Woods.
USDA symbol: ASEN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eared Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Plant used for nasal congestion from a cold.

RECRD: 82576 id: 6089