Rosaceae Prunus americana Marsh.

American Plum

Chippewa - Dye, Mordant

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 374

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Scientific name: Prunus americana Marsh.
USDA symbol: PRAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Plum
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Mordant
Notes: Inner bark scraped and used to set the color of a yellow dye.

RECRD: 43044 id: 30238