Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Tolowa - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 16

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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: Tolowa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Bark used to dye fibers.

RECRD: 5774 id: 2592