Fort Lewis College Herbarium
Catalog #: FLD0013849
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6a4801cf-d459-463a-a8c3-d6c187878400
Secondary Catalog #: E-012213
Taxon: Sarcobatus vermiculatus var. vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
Family: Sarcobataceae
Collector: Rosemary G. Logan      
Date: 1997-07-23
Locality: United States, Arizona, Coconino, Navajo Flea Market Ethnobotany. North of Tuba City, Az. Along HWY 160
Elevation: 1524 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5000 ft.
Habitat: Desert shrubland in moist saline soils amoung saltbush,sapweed, russian thistle. Uses: used as antiseptic, analgesic, externally for bites & stings. Stems used to make mushsticks for wedding ceremony (adistsiin) and puberty ritual. Can make red, yellow an
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Record ID: 6a4801cf-d459-463a-a8c3-d6c187878400
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Ross McCauley, Curator (
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