Poaceae Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.


Keres, Western - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 34

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Scientific name: Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.
USDA symbol: BUDA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Buffalograss
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Stolons crushed with yucca root or soaked in water and used as a head bath to make the hair grow.

RECRD: 30091 id: 7612