Asteraceae Cirsium neomexicanum Gray

New Mexico Thistle

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Eye 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 50

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Scientific name: Cirsium neomexicanum Gray
USDA symbol: CINE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: New Mexico Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Cold infusion of root used as a wash for eye diseases.

RECRD: 84118 id: 9964