Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.

Virginia Creeper

Kiowa - Dye, Pink

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 41

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Scientific name: Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.
USDA symbol: PAQU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Creeper
Family: Vitaceae
Family (APG): Vitaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Pink
Notes: Fruits used as pink paint for skin and feathers worn in war dance.

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