Polemoniaceae Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) Heller

Colddesert Phlox

Navajo, Kayenta - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 38

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Scientific name: Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) Heller
USDA symbol: PHSTS3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Colddesert Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Eaten as greens with meat or as an emergency food.

RECRD: 42019 id: 26477