Betulaceae Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.

White Alder

Mendocino Indian - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 332

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Scientific name: Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: ALRH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fresh bark used as a dye to color basket material and deerskins.

RECRD: 43197 id: 2473