Asteraceae Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt.

Golden Tickseed

Cherokee - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 59

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Scientific name: Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt.
USDA symbol: COTIT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Golden Tickseed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Used to make a red dye.

RECRD: 9478 id: 10725