Scrophulariaceae Besseya plantaginea (James) Rydb.

White River Coraldrops

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 43

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Scientific name: Besseya plantaginea (James) Rydb.
USDA symbol: BEPL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White River Coraldrops
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as ceremonial emetic.

RECRD: 83098 id: 7065