Polemoniaceae Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) Heller

Colddesert Phlox

Navajo, Kayenta - Other, Protection

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: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Infusion used to keep grasshoppers, rabbits and pack rats from eating corn.

RECRD: 91143 id: 26478