Pinaceae Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.

Eastern Hemlock

Cherokee - Dye, Red-Brown

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 38

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Scientific name: Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
USDA symbol: TSCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Hemlock
Family: Pinaceae
Family (APG): Pinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red-Brown
Notes: Bark used to make a rosy-tan dye.

RECRD: 9211 id: 40851