Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis congesta ssp. congesta

Ballhead Gilia

Paiute - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 77-80

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Scientific name: Ipomopsis congesta ssp. congesta
USDA symbol: IPCOC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ballhead Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of plant taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 86695 id: 17953