Asclepias involucrata, common name dwarf milkweed, is a plant found in the American southwest.
The Zuni people mix the dry powdered root with saliva and use it for an unspecified illness. The Zuni also note that this plant is favored by jackrabbits.
- ^ Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye 1980 A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388 (p. 373)
- ^ Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1915 Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians. SI-BAE Annual Report #30 (p. 65)