Myricaceae Myrica gale L.


Ojibwa - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Jenness, Diamond, 1935, The Ojibwa Indians of Parry Island, Their Social and Religious Life, National Museums of Canada Bulletin #78, Anthropological Series #17, page 114

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Scientific name: Myrica gale L.
USDA symbol: MYGA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetgale
Family: Myricaceae
Family (APG): Myricaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Seeds boiled to obtain a yellow dye.

RECRD: 40057 id: 23568