Cupressaceae Juniperus virginiana L.

Eastern Redcedar

Chippewa - Dye, Red-Brown

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 371

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Scientific name: Juniperus virginiana L.
USDA symbol: JUVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Redcedar
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red-Brown
Notes: Bark used to make a mahogany colored dye for coloring cedar strips in mats.

RECRD: 43026 id: 19145