Balsaminaceae Impatiens capensis Meerb.


Menominee - Dye, Orange-Yellow

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 78

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Scientific name: Impatiens capensis Meerb.
USDA symbol: IMCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jewelweed
Family: Balsaminaceae
Family (APG): Balsaminaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange-Yellow
Notes: Whole plant used to make an orange yellow dye.

RECRD: 1194 id: 17755