Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 114

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Scientific name: Lewisia rediviva Pursh
USDA symbol: LERER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oregon Bitterroot
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: 'Hearts' used in some type of witchcraft.

RECRD: 12764 id: 20036