Violaceae Viola nephrophylla Greene

Northern Bog Violet

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 36

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Scientific name: Viola nephrophylla Greene
USDA symbol: VINE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Bog Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 97249 id: 43276