Scrophulariaceae Castilleja sessiliflora Pursh

Downy Paintedcup

Menominee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 53

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Scientific name: Castilleja sessiliflora Pursh
USDA symbol: CASE5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Downy Paintedcup
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Flowers and leaves macerated in bear grease & used as invigorating hair oil.

RECRD: 83559 id: 8528