Solanaceae Nicotiana quadrivalvis Pursh

Indian Tobacco

Blackfoot - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 14

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Scientific name: Nicotiana quadrivalvis Pursh
USDA symbol: NIQUQ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Indian Tobacco
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Leaves mixed with kinnikinnick, dried cambium or red osier dogwood & used in all religious bundles.

RECRD: 3559 id: 23868