Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Cherokee - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 74

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Scientific name: Sanguinaria canadensis L.
USDA symbol: SACA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bloodroot
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Roots used as a red dye in basket making.

RECRD: 44573 id: 36940