Fagaceae Quercus rubra L.

Northern Red Oak

Omaha - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 325

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Scientific name: Quercus rubra L.
USDA symbol: QURUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Red Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Bark used to make a black dye for porcupine quills.

RECRD: 31853 id: 32387