Caryophyllaceae Arenaria congesta Nutt.

Ballhead Sandwort

Gosiute - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

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 362

View all documented uses for Arenaria congesta Nutt.

Scientific name: Arenaria congesta Nutt.
USDA symbol: ARCOC4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ballhead Sandwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Plant used as bowel medicine.

RECRD: 81832 id: 4710