Papaveraceae Argemone polyanthemos (Fedde) G.B. Ownbey

Crested Pricklypoppy

Paiute - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 38, 39

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Scientific name: Argemone polyanthemos (Fedde) G.B. Ownbey
USDA symbol: ARPO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Crested Pricklypoppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Salve of pulverized seeds used on burns, cuts and sores.

RECRD: 81853 id: 4746