Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Kwakiutl, Southern - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 296

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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: Kwakiutl, Southern
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Bark used to make a red dye.

RECRD: 47042 id: 2529