Scrophulariaceae Castilleja coccinea (L.) Spreng.

Scarlet Indian Paintbrush

Menominee - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 81

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Scientific name: Castilleja coccinea (L.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: CACO17 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scarlet Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Herb secreted onto the person who is the object of the enamor, a love charm.

RECRD: 1219 id: 8460