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Eriogonum jamesii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Polygonaceae
Scientific name  Eriogonum jamesii
Rank  Species
Order  Caryophyllales
Genus  Eriogonum
Higher classification  Eriogonum
Eriogonum jamesii Southwest Colorado Wildflowers Eriogonum jamesii
Similar  Eriogonum, Polygonaceae, Eriogonum alatum, Eriogonum microthecum, Eriogonum cernuum

Eriogonum jamesii is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name James' buckwheat and antelope sage. It is native to the southwestern United States, being found in: Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Nebraska.

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Uses

Eriogonum jamesii Eriogonum as a Rock Garden Plant

The Navajo people have used Eriogonum jamesii as an oral contraceptive. Among the Zuni people, the root is soaked in water and used as a wash for sore eyes. The fresh or dried root is also eaten for stomachaches. The root is carried in the mouth for a sore tongue and then buried in a river bottom. The ground blossom powder is given to ceremonial dancers impersonating anthropic gods to bring rain.

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Eriogonum jamesii Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness Eriogonum jamesii
Eriogonum jamesii Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness Eriogonum jamesii
Eriogonum jamesii Eriogonum jamesii

References

Eriogonum jamesii Wikipedia


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