Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Ojibwa - Dye, Orange

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 424

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange
Notes: Inner bark and central pith of the stem mixed with bloodroot and used for the orange color.

RECRD: 209 id: 32963