Onagraceae Oenothera primiveris Gray

Desert Eveningprimrose

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

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 primiveris Gray
USDA symbol: OEPRP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Desert Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Fresh or dried flowers used as ceremonial lotion and medicine.

RECRD: 90392 id: 24333