Onagraceae Oenothera flava (A. Nels.) Garrett

Yellow 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 38

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Scientific name: Oenothera flava (A. Nels.) Garrett
USDA symbol: OEFLF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Poultice of root used for swellings and internal injuries, a 'life medicine.'

RECRD: 90372 id: 24316