Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Ojibwa - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 425

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Scientific name: Betula papyrifera Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Paper Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Innermost bark boiled to extract a reddish dye.

RECRD: 213 id: 7231