Polemoniaceae Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) Heller

Colddesert Phlox

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Gynecological 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 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, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken during pregnancy to insure birth of female baby.

RECRD: 91147 id: 26482