Salicaceae Salix discolor Muhl.

Pussy Willow

Blackfoot - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 32

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Scientific name: Salix discolor Muhl.
USDA symbol: SADI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pussy Willow
Family: Salicaceae
Family (APG): Salicaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Spring buds used to make a red dye.

RECRD: 60604 id: 35763