Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Menominee - Dye, Orange-Red

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 78

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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: Menominee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Orange-Red
Notes: Boiled root used to dye mats orange red.

RECRD: 1203 id: 37018