Polemoniaceae Phlox hoodii Richards.

Spiny Phlox

Blackfoot - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 67

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Scientific name: Phlox hoodii Richards.
USDA symbol: PHHOH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spiny Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant given to children as a mild laxative.

RECRD: 3686 id: 26449