Scrophulariaceae Penstemon centranthifolius Benth.

Scarlet Bugler

Costanoan - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 15

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Scientific name: Penstemon centranthifolius Benth.
USDA symbol: PECE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Bugler
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of plant applied to deep, infected sores.

RECRD: 90946 id: 25838