Asteraceae Zinnia grandiflora Nutt.

Rocky Mountain Zinnia

Keres, Western - Dye, Yellow

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 38

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Scientific name: Zinnia grandiflora Nutt.
USDA symbol: ZIGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Zinnia
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Yellow
Notes: Flowers, ground with white clay or mixed with warm water, used as yellow dye for wool.

RECRD: 30130 id: 44624