Plant Use by Native Peoples of the American Southwest: Ethnographic Documentation,
by Katharine D. Rainey and Karen R. Adams

Compendium A: Ethnographically Documented Uses of Plants

• This database contains more than 5,800 records detailing documented uses of plants among various Native peoples of the Southwest.

• The database records may be sorted by any one of the seven options listed to the right. In the resulting table, the records will be displayed alphabetically within the selected option (for example, if you sort on "genus," the records will be listed in alphabetical order by genus name).

• The table that displays the selected records has 15 columns. View the definitions of column heads for the table.

Sort records by:

ethnic group
common name
plant part
use category

The purpose of this publication is not to suggest or encourage the use of any plant in any particular manner. Although every effort has been made to accurately summarize plant uses documented in the literature cited herein, neither the authors nor the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center makes any claim regarding the safety or efficacy of any usage described in this document.

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