Species Detail

Undetermined
No Common Name


Scientific Name:  
Undetermined
Common Name:  
No Common Name
Myaamia Name:  
oncaccou
Uses:  
Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer
Habitats:  
Dry Prairie grasslands, Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding, Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
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Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  yellow dye made from flower heads. "To dye yellow they take an herb that they call Oncaccou from the name of the color that it gives; it resembles dandelions. They take the heads of this plant which are like a big button; they dry them in the sun; then they crush and boil them without any other ingredient. The dyeing is very beautiful. They go to seek this plant far from the Mississipi. It is in abundance in the river of the Illinois"
Botanical Sources  
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