Violaceae Viola adunca Sm.

Hookedspur Violet

Blackfoot - Dye, Blue

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 123

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Scientific name: Viola adunca Sm.
USDA symbol: VIADA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hookedspur Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Blue
Notes: Plant used to dye arrows blue.

RECRD: 4116 id: 43245