Fabaceae Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr.

Rushy Milkvetch

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Emetic

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 27

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Scientific name: Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr.
USDA symbol: ASLO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rushy Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as an emetic.

RECRD: 82852 id: 6514