Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Omaha - Dye, Yellow

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: Rhus glabra L.
USDA symbol: RHGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Inner bark used to make a yellow dye.

RECRD: 31852 id: 32982