Anacardiaceae Rhus typhina L.

Staghorn Sumac

Cherokee - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 57

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Scientific name: Rhus typhina L.
USDA symbol: RHHI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Staghorn Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Berries used to make black dye.

RECRD: 9465 id: 33264