Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Zuni - Drug, Narcotic

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 46, 48

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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: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Narcotic
Notes: Powdered root given as a narcotic for surgery.

RECRD: 84982 id: 12241