Onagraceae Gaura coccinea Nutt. ex Pursh

Scarlet Beeblossom

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 37

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Scientific name: Gaura coccinea Nutt. ex Pursh
USDA symbol: GACO5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Beeblossom
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Plant used as 'life medicine,' especially for serious internal injury.

RECRD: 86478 id: 15707