Caryophyllaceae Silene menziesii Hook.

Menzies' Campion

Gosiute - Other, Smoke Plant

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 menziesii Hook.
USDA symbol: SIMED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Menzies' Campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Smoke Plant
Notes: Dried leaves powdered and formerly used to smoke as a tobacco.

RECRD: 4686 id: 37988