Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Kiowa - Dye, Orange-Yellow

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 37

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Scientific name: Rhus glabra L.
USDA symbol: RHGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange-Yellow
Notes: Spring roots used as a yellow, orange dye.

RECRD: 10860 id: 32945