Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Bella Coola - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Bella Coola Indians of British Columbia, Syesis 6:193-220, page 202

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Scientific name: Alnus rubra Bong.
USDA symbol: ALRU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Bark used to make a red dye for cedar bark.

RECRD: 47815 id: 2482