Malvaceae Sphaeralcea coccinea ssp. coccinea

Scarlet Globemallow

Gosiute - Other, Paint

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 374

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Scientific name: Sphaeralcea coccinea ssp. coccinea
USDA symbol: SPCOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Globemallow
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Paint
Notes: Plant pounded in water into a gummy paste & applied over the rough inner surfaces of earthen dishes.

RECRD: 4631 id: 38656