Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca americana L.

American Pokeweed

Mahuna - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 65

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Scientific name: Phytolacca americana L.
USDA symbol: PHAMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Family (APG): Phytolaccaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Berries used to make dyes and inks.

RECRD: 46843 id: 26839