Usneaceae Letharia vulpina

Cheyenne - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 3

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Scientific name: Letharia vulpina
Common names:
Family: Usneaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Boiled in water and used as a yellow dye for porcupine quills.

RECRD: 44656 id: 19986