Betulaceae Alnus sp.


Paiute - Dye, Orange

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 64

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Scientific name: Alnus sp.
Common names: Alder
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange
Notes: Bark steeped in water for an orange dye to color moccasins and to decorate knife handles.

RECRD: 1424 id: 2637