Caryophyllaceae Paronychia jamesii Torr. & Gray

James' Nailwort

Kiowa - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 27

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Scientific name: Paronychia jamesii Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: PAJA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: James' Nailwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Used as a 'tea' plant.

RECRD: 10810 id: 25514