Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis longiflora ssp. longiflora

Flaxflowered Gilia

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 40

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Scientific name: Ipomopsis longiflora ssp. longiflora
USDA symbol: IPLOL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flaxflowered Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as hair tonic to lengthen hair and prevent baldness.

RECRD: 86674 id: 17992