Polemoniaceae Gilia subnuda Torr. ex Gray

Coral Gilia

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 38

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Scientific name: Gilia subnuda Torr. ex Gray
USDA symbol: GISU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coral Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Ground flowers eaten to insure healthy pregnancy and ease labor.

RECRD: 86724 id: 15977