Onagraceae Gaura mollis James


Keres, Western - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 44

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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: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Fresh leaves used in pillows to overcome insomnia.

RECRD: 30195 id: 15713