Oleaceae Fraxinus nigra Marsh.

Black Ash

Chippewa - Dye, Blue

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 139

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Scientific name: Fraxinus nigra Marsh.
USDA symbol: FRNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Blue
Notes: Bark used to make a blue dye in a manner similar to that of blue ash.

RECRD: 32004 id: 15241