Saxifragaceae Parnassia fimbriata Koenig

Rocky Mountain Parnassia

Cheyenne - Drug, Stimulant

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 176

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Scientific name: Parnassia fimbriata Koenig
USDA symbol: PAFIF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Parnassia
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Infusion of powdered leaves given to babies when dull.

RECRD: 90841 id: 25512