Scrophulariaceae Orthocarpus luteus Nutt.

Yellow Owlclover

Blackfoot - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
McClintock, Walter, 1909, Medizinal- Und Nutzpflanzen Der Schwarzfuss Indianer, Zeitschriff fur Ethnologie 41:273-9, page 276

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Scientific name: Orthocarpus luteus Nutt.
USDA symbol: ORLU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Owlclover
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Plant pounded and pressed firmly into the gopher skin as a red dye.

RECRD: 60338 id: 24921