Ethnobotanicals in the Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Alphabetical Listing of Common Names


Ojos y Manos Ethnobotanicals

Medicine

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Apache Plume - Fallugia paradoxa
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Bee-Balm (Mintleaf Bergamont) -
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Monarda fistulosa var. menthisfolia
Beargrass - Nolina microcarpa
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Bitterbush, Antelope - Purshia tridentata
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Blanketflower - Gaillardia aristata
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Cota (Tea, Navajo) - Thelesperma megapotamicum
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Cottonwood, Rio Grande - Populus deltoides subsp. wislizeni
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Currant, Golden - Ribes aureum
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Currant, Wax - Ribes cereum
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Daisy, Chocolate - Berlandiera lyrata
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Flax, Blue - Linum perenne
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Four-O'-Clock, Desert - Mirabilis multiflora
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Globemallow, 'Louis Hamilton' -
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Sphaeralcea ambigua 'Louis Hamilton'
       
Grass, Indian - Sorghastrum nutans
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Groundsel,Threadleaf - Senecio flaccidus
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Hackberry, Netleaf - Celtis laevigata var. retioculata
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Holly, Desert - Mahonia haematocarpa
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Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop) - Agastache cana
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Jimsonweed (Sacred Datura) - Datura innoxia
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Juniper, One-seed - Juniperus monasperma
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Lead Plant - Amorpha canescens
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Mahogany, Curl-leaf Mountain - Cercocarpus ledifolius
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Mahogany, True Mountain - Cercoparpus montanus
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Maple, Bigtooth - Acer saccharum subsp. grandidentatum
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Maple, ROCKY MOUNTAIN GLOW -
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Acer saccharum subsp. grandidentatum 'Schmidt'
       
Morning Glory, Bush - Ipomoea leptophylla
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Mule's Ears - Scabrethia scabra
       
Oak, Texas Red - Quercus buckleyi
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Oak, Gambel - Quercus gambelii
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Oak, Bur - Quercus marocarpa
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Oak, Chikapin - Quercus muehlenbergii
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Penstemon, SILVERTON Bluemat - '
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Penstemon linarioides subsp. coloradoensis 'PO14S
Penstemon, Pineleaf - Penstemon pinifolius
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Penstemon, Bridges' Beard tongue - Penstemon rostriflorus
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Penstemon, Sidebells - Penstemon secundiflorus
       
Penstemon, Scarlet Bugler - Penstemon barbatus
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Penstemon, Cardinal - Penstemon cardinalis
       
Pine, Pinion - Pinus edulis
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Pine, Ponderosa - Pinus pondersoa
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Plume, Desert Princes' - Stanleya pinnata
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Pricklypoppy, Southwestern - Argemone pleiacantha
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Primrose, Evening Tufted -
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Oenothera caespitosa subsp. marginata
   
Primrose, Pale Evening - Oenathera pallida
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Privet, New Mexico - Forestiera pubescens
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Rabbitbush (Chamisa) - Chrysothammus nauseosus
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Ricegrass, Indian - Oryzopsis hymenoides
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Saltbush, Fourwing - Atriplex canescens
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Sage, Azure - Salvia azurea
Sagebrush, Big - Artemisia tridentata
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Sagebrush, Sand - Artemisia filifolia
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Sage, Azure - Salvia azurea
Serviceberry, Utah - Amelanchier utahensis
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Sumac, Threeleaf - Rhus trilobata
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Sumac, 'Autumn Amber' (Creeping Sumac) -
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Rhus trilobata 'Autumn Amber'
   
Sunflower, Maximilian - Helianthus maximiliani
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Yarrow, Western - Achillea millefolium
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Yerba Mansa - Anemopsis californica
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Yucca, Soapweed - Yucca glauca
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Yucca, Banana - Yucca baccata
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Yucca, Faxon - Yucca faxoniana
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Zinnia, Prairie - Zinnia grandiflora
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The Orchard Garden Ethnobotanicals
Food
Medicine
Other

Welcome Garden

Globemallow, Monro's - Sphaeralcea munroana
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Juniper, Rocky Mountain - Juniperus sclpulorum
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Serviceberry, Utah - Amelanchier utahensis
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Meadow Garden

Flax, Blue - Linum perenne lewisii
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Grass, Little Bluestem - Schizachyrium scoparium      
 
Grass, Sideoats Gramma - Bouteloua curtipendula      
Joint Fir, Bluestem (Mormon Tea) - Ephedra equiseina
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Mullein - Verbascum thapsus
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Oak, Gambel - Quercus gambelii
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Pine, Ponderosa - Pinus pondersoa
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Above the Orchard Wall

Apache Plume - Fallugia paradoxa
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Broom Snakeweed - Gutierrezia sarothrae  
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Cholla, Cane - Opuntia imbricata
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Clover, Sweet - Melilotus officinalis
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Juniper, One-seed - Juniperus monasperma
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Mountain Mahogany - Cercocarpus spp.
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Pinion Pine - Pinus edulis
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Privet, New Mexico - Forestiera pubescens
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Rabbitbush (Chamisa) - Chrysothammus nauseosus
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Sumac, Threeleaf - Rhus trilobata
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Yucca, Soapweed - Yucca glauca
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Orchard Perennial Borders

Pussytoes, Pink - Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'
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Xeric Garden

Beargrass - Nolina microcarpa
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Cactus, Prickly Pear - Opuntia spp.
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Alphabetical Listing of Other Common Ethnobotanicals in New Mexico Not in the Garden

Food
Medicine
Other
Amaranth - Amaranthus spp. **** ****
Aster, Hairy Golden - Chrysopsis villosa   **** ****
Aster, Purplestem -Symphyotrichum puniceum   ****
Aster, Sand - Chaetopappa ericoides ****
Beeplant, Rocky Mountain - Cleome serrulata **** **** ****
Bindweed - Convolulus arvensis **** ****
Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta ****
Buffalo Gourd - Curcurbita foetidissima **** **** ****
Burdock - Arctium spp. **** ****
Chokecherry - Prunus virginiana **** **** ****
Daisy, Paper - Psilostrophe tagetina **** ****
   
Daisy, Spreading Fleabane - Erigeron divergens   **** ****
 
Daisy, Whiplash - Erigeron flagellaris **** ****
Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale **** ****
Dock - Rumex spp. **** **** ****
Goldenrod - Solidago spp. **** **** ****

Golden Smoke/Scrambled Eggs -

Corydalis aurea

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Goosefoot (Lamb's-Quarter) -   ****  
Chenopodium spp.
     
Groundcherry - Physalis spp. **** ****
Gumweed - Grindelia spp. **** **** ****
Horse-Nettle - Solanum elaeagnifolium **** ****
Horseweed (Mare's Tail) - Conyza canadensis ****

Hymenopappus, Fineleaf -

Hymenopappus fillifolius

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Locust, New Mexico - Robinia neomexicana **** **** ****
Milkweed - Asclepias spp. **** **** ****
Mustard, Plains Slimleaf - Schoenocrambe linear ****
Mustard, Western Tansy - Descurainia pinnata **** **** ****
Paintbrush, Indian - Castilleja integra **** ****
Penstemon, James - Penstemon jamesii ****
Pepperweed - Lepidium virginicum **** ****
Plum, Wild - Prunus americana ****
Plantain - Plantago major **** **** ****
Purslane - Portulaca oleracea **** ****
Raspberry - Rubus spp. **** ****
Rose, Wild - Rosa spp. **** **** ****
Russian Thistle, Prickly - Salsola tragus **** ****
Salsify - Tragopogon dubius **** **** ****
Scorpionweed - Phacelia spp.   ****
Storks's-bill, Common - Erodium cicutarium **** **** ****
Sunflower, Annual - Helianthus annuus **** **** ****
Velvetweed - Gaura mollis **** **** ****
Wolfberry - Lycium pallidum **** **** ****