Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium sp.


Navajo - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 44

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Scientific name: Chenopodium sp.
Common names: Goosefoot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Finely chopped plant used on the face and arms to keep the flies and mosquitoes from biting.

RECRD: 2831 id: 9560