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Plants Which Dye Green






Elder. Sambucus nigra. Leaves with alum.

Flowering reed. Phragmites communis. Flowering tops, with
copperas.

Larch. Bark, with alum.

Lily of the valley. Convalaria majalis. Leaves.

Nettle. Urtica dioica and U. Urens.

Privet. Ligustrum vulgare. Berries and leaves, with alum.


PLANTS WHICH DYE BROWN

Alder. Alnus glutinosa. Bark.

Birch. Betula alba. Bark.

Hop. Humulus lupulus. Stalks give a brownish red colour.

Onion. Skins.

Larch. Pine needles, collected in Autumn.

Oak. Quercus Robur. Bark.

Red currants, with alum.

Walnut. Root and green husks of nut.

Water Lily. Nymphaea alba. Root.

Whortleberry. Vaccinium Myrtillus. Young shoots, with nut
galls.

Dulse. (Seaweed.)

Lichens.





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