Asteraceae Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) Nesom

Rose Heath

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Nose Medicine

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 48

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Scientific name: Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) Nesom
USDA symbol: CHER2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rose Heath
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Nose Medicine
Notes: Dried pulverized plant used as snuff or cold infusion used as drops for 'nose trouble.'

RECRD: 82732 id: 9041