Onagraceae Gaura mollis James


Hopi - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 86

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Scientific name: Gaura mollis James
USDA symbol: GAMO5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Velvetweed
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Decoction of root taken for snakebite.

RECRD: 86481 id: 15710