Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Plains Indian - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 55

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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: Plains Indian
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Leaves, bark and roots used to make a black dye.

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