Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata L.

Creeping Woodsorrel

Menominee - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 78

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Scientific name: Oxalis corniculata L.
USDA symbol: OXCO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Creeping Woodsorrel
Family: Oxalidaceae
Family (APG): Oxalidaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Boiled whole plant used as a yellow dye.

RECRD: 1198 id: 25142