Fabaceae Astragalus sesquiflorus S. Wats.

Sandstone Milkvetch

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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 28

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Scientific name: Astragalus sesquiflorus S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ASSE7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sandstone Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 82871 id: 6546