Campanula parryi

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Campanula parryi
Campanula parryi, Parry's Bluebells - panoramio.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Campanula
Species:
C. parryi
Binomial name
Campanula parryi

Campanula parryi, or Parry's bellflower, is a plant.

Uses[edit]

It is used medicinally by the Zuni people. The blossoms are chewed, and the saliva is applied to the skin as a depilatory. A poultice of chewed root is also applied to bruises.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1915 Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians. SI-BAE Annual Report #30 (p. 44)