Achyranthes Aspera
L.
Prickly chaff-flower (E); Rabo de gato (S) . Leaves are eaten as a vegetable . The seeds, though emetic, have served as famine food, also used to treat hydrophobia and snakebite. The branches serve as a toothbrush and the ashes are used for salt. Macerated roots are used on scorpion stings.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens — ID 1009 Symbol Key ACASP Common Name devil s horsewhip Family Amaranthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, MD, PR, TX Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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