Betulaceae Corylus americana Walt.

American Hazelnut

Ojibwa - Dye, Mordant

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 425

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Scientific name: Corylus americana Walt.
USDA symbol: COAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Hazelnut
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Mordant
Notes: Seed hulls and butternut boiled together and the hull tannic acid sat the black butternut color.

RECRD: 214 id: 11222