Scrophulariaceae Castilleja sp.

Blackfoot - Dye, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 111

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Scientific name: Castilleja sp.
Common names:
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Flowers rubbed by children on bouncing arrows for color and shine.

RECRD: 4047 id: 8532