Saxifragaceae Tellima grandiflora (Pursh) Dougl. ex Lindl.

Bigflower Tellima

Nitinaht - Drug, Psychological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 127

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Scientific name: Tellima grandiflora (Pursh) Dougl. ex Lindl.
USDA symbol: TEGR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bigflower Tellima
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Psychological Aid
Notes: Plants chewed as medicine to stop dreams of having sexual intercourse with the dead.

RECRD: 47381 id: 39604