Asteraceae Hymenoxys hoopesii (Gray) Bierner


Navajo - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 87

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Scientific name: Hymenoxys hoopesii (Gray) Bierner
USDA symbol: HYHO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Owlsclaws
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Crushed flowers boiled with juniper ash and used as a yellow dye.

RECRD: 3056 id: 17600