Fabaceae Astragalus allochrous Gray

Halfmoon Milkvetch

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 31, 32

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Scientific name: Astragalus allochrous Gray
USDA symbol: ASALA10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Halfmoon Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Leaves used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 82825 id: 6444