Oxalidaceae Oxalis stricta L.

Common Yellow Oxalis

Meskwaki - Dye, Orange

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 271

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Scientific name: Oxalis stricta L.
USDA symbol: OXST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Yellow Oxalis
Family: Oxalidaceae
Family (APG): Oxalidaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange
Notes: Whole plant boiled to obtain an orange dye.

RECRD: 1318 id: 25176