Betulaceae Alnus rubra Bong.

Red Alder

Wintoon - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 264

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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: Wintoon
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Inner bark chewed and used as a dull red dye.

RECRD: 6693 id: 2594