Polygonaceae Rumex venosus Pursh

Veiny Dock

Cheyenne - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 172

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Scientific name: Rumex venosus Pursh
USDA symbol: RUVE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Veiny Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Roots and dried leaves boiled and used as a yellow dye.

RECRD: 1934 id: 35493