Primulaceae Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte

Tall Mountain Shootingstar

Thompson - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 506

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Scientific name: Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte
USDA symbol: DOJEJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Mountain Shootingstar
Family: Primulaceae
Family (APG): Primulaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Flowers used by women 'to obtain the love of men and to help them control men.'

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