ink plant search

Posted on May 21st, by jane in ink. Comments Off on ink plant search

some plants to make ink out of:

Madder    dig pencil thick roots anytime,

Weld, July
Dyers Knotweed (at Gaining Ground?)
Japanese Knotweed?Stinging Nettle
Shaggy Ink Cap mushrooms
Oak Galls
Woad, after the leaves reach about six inches in length, June or July
Goldenrod, late summer
buckthorn berries

lots of good stuff on native american dye sources here

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more dye plants
Sumac berries and leaves (blueblack)



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