Scrophulariaceae Penstemon grandiflorus Nutt.

Large Beardtongue

Dakota - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 363

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Scientific name: Penstemon grandiflorus Nutt.
USDA symbol: PEGR7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Large Beardtongue
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Decoction of roots used for chest pains.

RECRD: 90967 id: 25918