Scrophulariaceae Castilleja integra Gray

Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush

Zuni - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 80

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Scientific name: Castilleja integra Gray
USDA symbol: CAINI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Root bark used with minerals to color deerskin black.

RECRD: 32915 id: 8475