Navajo Culture Highlighted in New Book: Nanise' A Navajo Herbal

Vernon O. Mayes and Barbara Bayless Lacy's book "Nanise' A Navajo Herbal" features 100 plants from the Navajo Reservation. Each plant's profile includes its common, Latin, and Navajo name as well as its common Navajo uses.

Nanise' Four-oclock
A light red dye can be made from the petals of Colorado four o'clock if the petals are boiled for no more than fifteen minutes.
Illustration By Jack Ahasteen and Jason Chee