Asteraceae Gaillardia aristata Pursh

Common Gaillardia

Blackfoot - Other, Waterproofing Agent

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 113

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Scientific name: Gaillardia aristata Pursh
USDA symbol: GAAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Gaillardia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Waterproofing Agent
Notes: Flower heads rubbed on rawhide bags for waterproofing.

RECRD: 4062 id: 15419