Grindelia nuda

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Grindelia nuda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Grindelia
Species: G. nuda
Binomial name
Grindelia nuda

Grindelia nuda (common name curly gumweed), is a plant. The Zuni people use G. nuda var. aphanactis medicinally. They use a poultice of flower for ant bites.[1] Fresh or dried root is chewed by the medicine man before sucking snakebite and poultice applied to the wound.[1]


  1. ^ a b Camazine, Scott & Robert A. Bye (1980). "A study of the medical ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians of New Mexico". Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2 (4): 365–388. doi:10.1016/S0378-8741(80)81017-8. PMID 6893476.