Pteridaceae Cheilanthes wootonii Maxon

Beaded Lipfern

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 11

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Scientific name: Cheilanthes wootonii Maxon
USDA symbol: CHWO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Beaded Lipfern
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Cold infusion of plant used as a lotion for gunshot wounds.

RECRD: 83817 id: 9351