Asteraceae Cirsium rothrockii (Gray) Petrak

Rothrock's Thistle

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 46

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Scientific name: Cirsium rothrockii (Gray) Petrak
USDA symbol: CIRO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rothrock's Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Roots used as a lotion or eaten raw for smallpox.

RECRD: 84131 id: 9995