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Abrasive

Equisetum Sp.  
   

 

Adhesive

   
   

 

Alcohol

Cichorium intybus Helianthus tuberosus
   

 

Basketry

Acer macrophyllum Adiantum aleuticum
Alnus rubra Amelanchier alnifolia
Betula papyrifera (Betula Sp.) Carex obnupta
Cornus nuttallii Cornus stolonifera
Corylus cornuta Equisetum telmateia (Equisetum Sp.)
Juncus Sp.  

 

Bedding Material

Asarum caudatum Blechnum spicant
   

 

Biomass

Atriplex hortensis Cichorium intybus
F. japonicum, F. sachalinensis (Fallopia Sp.)  

 

Charcoal

Alnus rubra Arbutus menziesii
   
   

 

Cosmetic

Achillea millefolium Boschniakia hookeri
Iris pseudacorus  
   
   

 

Companion Plant

Datura stramonium Digitalis purpurea
   
   

 

Compost

Achillea millefolium Arctium Sp. (potash)
Cichorium intybus  
   

 

Disinfectant

   
   

 

Dye

Achillea millefolium Yellow and Green from flowers
Aesculus hippocastanum  
Alnus rubra Red to brown from bark
Anaphalis margaritacea Yellow to gold, green and brown
Apocynum cannabinum Brown or black
Arbutus menziesii Brown
Arctostaphylos columbiana Yellowish-brown
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Yellowish-brown, grey-brown, camel to grey or blue-green
Atriplex hortensis Blue dye from the seed
Buddleja davidii Black or green. Orange-gold to brown.
Cichorium intybus Blue from leaves
Cornus nuttallii Intense brown from bark
Cornus stolonifera  
Corylus cornuta Blue from root or inner bark
Cytisus scoparius Yellow & brown - bark. yellow - flowering stem. green - leaves & young tops
Digitalis purpurea Apple-green - flowers
Empetrum nigrum Purple from fruit
Equisetum arvense, E. hymale (Equisetum Sp.)
Fallopia japonicum(Fallopia Sp.) Yellow from root
Gaultheria shallon Purple - berries, Yellow - leaves
Geranium robertianum Brown from plant
Hedera helix Yellow and brown from twigs
Helianthus annuus Yellow - flowers, Purple-black - Seed
Heracleum maximum Yellow from root
Hypericum perforatum Yellow,Gold,Brown,Red
Iris pseudacorus Yellow - flowers, Black or Brown - Root

 

Essential Oil (Perfume)

Cytisus scoparius Iris pseudacorus
Juniperus communis  

 

Fibre

Acer glabrum Acer macrophyllum
Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynum cannabinum
Arbutus menziesii Arctium Sp.
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Cornus stolonifera
Corylus cornuta Cytisus scoparius
Epilobium angustifolium Galeopsis tetrahit
Helianthus annuus Juniperus communis
   

 

Fodder

Achillea millefolium Balsamorhiza deltoidea (Balsamorhiza Sp.)
Brasenia schreberi Epilobium angustifolium
Helianthus tuberosus Heracleum mantegazzianum
Holodiscus discolor Hypochaeris Sp.
   

 

Fuel

Abies Sp. (Poor) Acer macrophyllum
Alnus rubra Alnus crispa ssp sinuata
Arctostaphylos columbiana Ilex aquifolium
   
   

 

Fumigant

Juniperus Sp.  
   

 

Fungicide

Equisetum arvense, E. fluviatile, E. hymale, E. pratense, E. telmateia (Equisetum Sp.)
   
   

 

Green Manure

   
   

 

Groundcover

Empetrum nigrum  
   

 

Hair Care

Acer macrophyllum Achillea millefolium
Adiantum aleuticum Aquilegia formosa
Arctium Sp. Cytisus scoparius
Datura stramonium Equisetum arvense, E. hymale (Equisetum Sp.)
Hedera helix Helianthus tuberosus
Heracleum maximum Heuchera micrantha (Heuchera Sp.)
Juniperus Sp.  

 

Hedge

   
   
   

 

Herbicide

   
   

 

Incence

Abies Sp. Achillea millefolium
Anaphalis margaritacea Juniperus Sp.
   
   

 

Ink

Iris pseudacorus  
   

 

Insecticide

Eschscholzia californica  
   

 

Insulation

Epilobium angustifolium  
   

 

Latex

Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynum cannabinum
   

 

Liquid Plant Feed

Achillea millefolium  
Equisetum arvense, E. fluviatile, E. hymale, E. pratense, E. telmateia (Equisetum Sp.)
   

 

Mordant

Heuchera micrantha (Heuchera Sp.)  
   

 

Musical (Instrument Making)

Acer macrophyllum Heracleum maximum
   
   

 

Oil

Betula Sp. Cornus stolonifera
Galeopsis tetrahit Helianthus annuus
   

 

Paper

Apocynum cannabinum Arctium Sp. (A. minus)
J. acutus, J. rigidus (Juncus Sp.)  

 

Parasiticide

Aquilegia formosa  
   

 

Perfume/Fragrance

Aquilegia formosa Artemisia tilesii (Artemisia Sp.)
Artemisia campestris (Artemisia Sp.) Chimaphila umbellata (Chimaphila Sp.)
Clinopodium douglasii  

 

Pioneer Species

   
   

 

Pitch

   
   
   

 

Preservative

Acer macrophyllum Digitalis purpurea
   
   
   

 

Pectin

Cornus canadensis  
   

 

Repellent

Achillea millefolium Achlys triphylla
Alnus crispa ssp sinuata Cichorium intybus
Epilobium angustifolium Geranium robertianum
Heracleum maximum Juniperus Sp.
   

 

Resin

Juniperus communis  
   

 

Rope

Amelanchier alnifolia Juniperus communis
   

 

Shelterbelt

   
   
   

 

Soap

Aesculus hippocastanum Aruncus dioicus
Atriplex gmelinii (Atriplex Sp.) Atriplex hortensis
Atriplex patula Hedera helix
   

 

Soil Stabilizer

   
   
   

 

Sunscreen

   
   

 

Tannin

Abies Sp. Aesculus hippocastanum
Alnus rubra Arbutus menziesii
Artemisia campestris (Artemisia Sp.) Cornus nuttallii
Iris pseudacorus  

 

Thatching

Juncus maritimus (Juncus Sp.)  
   
   
   

 

Tinder

Anaphalis margaritacea Helianthus annuus
Juniperus Sp.  

 

Tobacco/Smoking Mixture Component

Achillea millefolium Anaphalis margaritacea
Arbutus menziesii Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Artemisia tilesii (Artemisia Sp.) Chimaphila umbellata (Chimaphila Sp.)
Cornus canadensis Cornus nuttallii
Cornus stolonifera Cytisus scoparius
Juniperus Sp.  

 

Toilet Paper Substitute

Arctium Sp.  
   

 

Tooth Care

Cornus stolonifera Juniperus Sp.
   
   

 

Waterproofing Agent

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Epilobium angustifolium
   
   

 

Wax

Juniperus Sp.  
   

 

Weaving

Carex obnupta Juncus Sp.
   
   

 

Windbreak

Amelanchier alnifolia  
   
   

 

Wood

Acer macrophyllum Acer negundo (see Acer Sp.)
Aesculus hippocastanum Alnus rubra
Amelanchier alnifolia Arbutus menziesii
Arctostaphylos columbiana Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Cornus nuttallii Cornus stolonifera
Crataegus Sp. Cytisus scoparius
Hedera helix Holodiscus discolor
Ilex aquifolium Juniperus Sp.
   

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