Amaranthaceae Amaranthus cruentus L.

Red Amaranth

Hopi - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Colton, Harold S., 1974, Hopi History And Ethnobotany, IN D. A. Horr (ed.) Hopi Indians. Garland: New York., page 283

View all documented uses for Amaranthus cruentus L.

Scientific name: Amaranthus cruentus L.
USDA symbol: AMCR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Amaranth
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Flowers used to color piki.

RECRD: 21301 id: 2739