Onagraceae Oenothera caespitosa Nutt.

Tufted Eveningprimrose

Navajo, Kayenta - Other, Decorations

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 33

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Scientific name: Oenothera caespitosa Nutt.
USDA symbol: OECAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tufted Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Decorations
Notes: Mixed with corn meal and placed on Nightway sandpainting figures.

RECRD: 42012 id: 24289