Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Paiute - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Steward, Julian H., 1933, Ethnography of the Owens Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 33(3):233-250, page 318

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Scientific name: Datura wrightii Regel
USDA symbol: DAWR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sacred Thornapple
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Seeds eaten for good luck while gambling and enabled the eater to guess correctly in the hand game.

RECRD: 7584 id: 12221