Scrophulariaceae Penstemon grandiflorus Nutt.

Large Beardtongue

Pawnee - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 114

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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: Pawnee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken for chills and fever.

RECRD: 90969 id: 25920