Caryophyllaceae Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq.

Moss Campion

Gosiute - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1911, The Ethno-Botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 2(5):331-405., page 381

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Scientific name: Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq.
USDA symbol: SIACE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Moss Campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Plant used for children with colic.

RECRD: 95177 id: 37969