Betulaceae Alnus incana (L.) Moench

Mountain Alder

Ojibwa - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 425

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Scientific name: Alnus incana (L.) Moench
USDA symbol: ALINR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Inner bark used for dyeing light yellow or with other ingredients for red, red brown or black.

RECRD: 212 id: 2371