Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis albida (Walt.) Heimerl

Mountain Four O'clock

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Burn Dressing

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 26

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Scientific name: Mirabilis albida (Walt.) Heimerl
USDA symbol: MIAL4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Four O'clock
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Family (APG): Nyctaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of soaked, split root applied to burns.

RECRD: 90690 id: 23011