Lycopodiaceae Lycopodium complanatum L.


Blackfoot - Dye, Mordant

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 16

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Scientific name: Lycopodium complanatum L.
USDA symbol: LYCO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Groundcedar
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Mordant
Notes: Whole plant used as a mordant to set certain dyes.

RECRD: 60523 id: 21503