Chenopodiaceae Atriplex sp.

Four Winged Salt Bush

Keres, Western - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 32

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Scientific name: Atriplex sp.
Common names: Four Winged Salt Bush
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a blood medicine. Infusion of any atriplex in which the stems or leaves have a red color was used for blood medicine.

RECRD: 30064 id: 6727