Polemoniaceae Phlox gracilis ssp. gracilis

Slender Phlox

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 40

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Scientific name: Phlox gracilis ssp. gracilis
USDA symbol: PHGRG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slender Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Cold infusion used as mouthwash for mouth sores.

RECRD: 89747 id: 26446