Asteraceae Gaillardia pulchella Foug.


Kiowa - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 60

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Scientific name: Gaillardia pulchella Foug.
USDA symbol: GAPUP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Firewheel
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Flowers believed to bring luck.

RECRD: 10920 id: 15441