Scrophulariaceae Castilleja integra Gray

Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush

Jemez - Other, Preservative

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 21

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Scientific name: Castilleja integra Gray
USDA symbol: CAINI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Preservative
Notes: Dried bracts mixed with chile seeds to prevent spoilage during storage.

RECRD: 1836 id: 8468