Caryophyllaceae Silene douglasii var. douglasii

Douglas's Campion

Gosiute - Drug, Emetic

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 350

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Scientific name: Silene douglasii var. douglasii
USDA symbol: SIDOD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas's Campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of roots taken as an emetic for stomach trouble pain.

RECRD: 95192 id: 37975