Polemoniaceae Phlox multiflora A. Nels.

Flowery Phlox

Cheyenne - Drug, Stimulant

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 184

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Scientific name: Phlox multiflora A. Nels.
USDA symbol: PHMUM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Flowery Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Infusion of pulverized leaves and flowers used as a wash and taken as a stimulant for body numbness.

RECRD: 2025 id: 26472