Linaceae Linum lewisii Pursh

Prairie Flax

Paiute - Drug, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Nickerson, Gifford S., 1966, Some Data on Plains and Great Basin Indian Uses of Certain Native Plants, Tebiwa 9(1):45-51, page 48

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Scientific name: Linum lewisii Pursh
USDA symbol: LIPE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prairie Flax
Family: Linaceae
Family (APG): Linaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Infusion of roots used as an medicinal tea.

RECRD: 2372 id: 20422