Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Oweekeno - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 86

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

RECRD: 60885 id: 2558