Krameriaceae Krameria grayi Rose & Painter

White Ratany

Pima - Dye, Brown

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 91

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Scientific name: Krameria grayi Rose & Painter
USDA symbol: KRGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Ratany
Family: Krameriaceae
Family (APG): Krameriaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Brown
Notes: Dry roots ground, boiled in water and used as a brown dye for basket making.

RECRD: 44894 id: 19330