Onagraceae Oenothera coronopifolia Torr. & Gray

Crownleaf Eveningprimrose

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Panacea

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 37

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Scientific name: Oenothera coronopifolia Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: OECO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Crownleaf Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Poultice of plant or root used only for large swellings, a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 90367 id: 24300