Polygonaceae Eriogonum annuum Nutt.

Annual Buckwheat

Kiowa - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 24

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Scientific name: Eriogonum annuum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERAN4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Annual Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Leaves rubbed on buffalo or deer hides in the process of staining and tanning.

RECRD: 10806 id: 13962