Betulaceae Betula occidentalis Hook.

Water Birch

Okanagan-Colville - Dye, Brown

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 89

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Scientific name: Betula occidentalis Hook.
USDA symbol: BEOC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Brown
Notes: Inner bark used to make a brown dye.

RECRD: 12525 id: 7135