Scrophulariaceae Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata

Green Indian Paintbrush

Keres, Western - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 35

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Scientific name: Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata
USDA symbol: CAMIM5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Green Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Plant held by women for decoration during the harvest dance.

RECRD: 30094 id: 8519