University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0008186
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1eb6048f-970a-487d-99e6-57337d4b708c
Secondary Catalog #: 89656
Taxon: Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) G.L. Nesom
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: R. Bye
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Collector: S. Camazine   7   
Date: 1978-07-09
Verbatim Date: 7/9/1978
Locality: United States, New Mexico, McKinley, Zuni Indian Reservation.
Habitat: Roadsides and vacant lots.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: Roadsides and vacant lots. Also known as ''snowbird medicine''. Used to make sheepstrong and prolific. The entire plant is placed in the drinking water of the sheep. Sya:yahkya udeya, ''gnat flower''; referring to the gnats or mosquitoes which are s
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Record ID: 1eb6048f-970a-487d-99e6-57337d4b708c
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