Ranunculaceae Delphinium menziesii DC.

Menzies' Larkspur

Thompson - Dye, Blue

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 502

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Scientific name: Delphinium menziesii DC.
USDA symbol: DEMEM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Menzies' Larkspur
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Blue
Notes: Flowers used as a blue dye for clothing.

RECRD: 41798 id: 12296