Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca Ait.

American Holly

Cherokee - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 38

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Scientific name: Ilex opaca Ait.
USDA symbol: ILOPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Holly
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Family (APG): Aquifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Berries used to make a dye.

RECRD: 9250 id: 17714