Fagaceae Quercus virginiana P. Mill.

Live Oak

Mahuna - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 55

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Scientific name: Quercus virginiana P. Mill.
USDA symbol: QUVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Live Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Bark blended with other oak barks and roots and used to make a black dye for buckskins.

RECRD: 46831 id: 32562