Primulaceae Dodecatheon hendersonii Gray

Mosquito Bills

Mendocino Indian - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 378

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Scientific name: Dodecatheon hendersonii Gray
USDA symbol: DOHEH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mosquito Bills
Family: Primulaceae
Family (APG): Primulaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Flowers used by women as ornaments for dances.

RECRD: 43371 id: 12638