Rosaceae Cercocarpus montanus Raf.

True Mountain Mahogany

Jemez - Dye, Red

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 20

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Scientific name: Cercocarpus montanus Raf.
USDA symbol: CEMOM4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: True Mountain Mahogany
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Red
Notes: Bark, alder bark and birch bark boiled together and used as red dye to paint moccasins.

RECRD: 1823 id: 8941