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Last updated 6/2/2010 by David Giblin.
Isatis tinctoria L.[FNA7, HC, HC2]
Dyer's woad

Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 670. 1753.

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: FNA7: "Isatis tinctoria has been cultivated since ancient times as a source of a blue dye (woad) obtained by fermenting the ground leaves and proximal portions of the plant."

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