Chenopodiaceae Suaeda sp.

Sea Blite

Cahuilla - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 141

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Scientific name: Suaeda sp.
Common names: Sea Blite
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Plants boiled in water and used as a black dye for palm mats.

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