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[[File:solidagopd1.jpg|thumb|Giant goldenrod ''Solidago gigantea'']]
 
 
''Solidago gigantea'']]
 
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A yellow dye obtained from many Solidago species most of which are native to North America. One species, Solidago virgaurea, is native to Europe. Goldenrod is found near the edge of woods, on dry banks and in any acid soil region. Its abundance, reliability and clarity has made it popular with home dyers. Goldenrod gathered in full bloom and can be stored until needed, if properly dried. Colors range from a golden-yellow with alum to a dark orange with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=chromium chrome] and a green with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=iron iron]. The colorants in goldenrod are the [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=flavonol flavonols], kaempferol and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=quercetin quercetin], and the [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=anthocyanin anthocyanin], cyanidin. Natural [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=tannin tannins] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=latex latex] rubber are also present.
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A yellow dye obtained from many Solidago species most of which are native to North America. One species, Solidago virgaurea, is native to Europe. Goldenrod is found near the edge of woods, on dry banks and in any acid soil region. Its abundance, reliability and clarity has made it popular with home dyers. Goldenrod gathered in full bloom and can be stored until needed, if properly dried. Colors range from a golden-yellow with alum to a dark orange with [[chromium|chrome]] and a green with [[iron]]. The colorants in goldenrod are the [[flavonol|flavonols]], kaempferol and [[quercetin]], and the [[anthocyanin]], cyanidin. Natural [[tannin|tannins]] and [[latex]] rubber are also present.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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[[File:Uemura 10-08-2009 335.jpg|thumb|Silk dyed with goldenrod<br>Uemera Dye Archive]]
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''Solidago virgaurea''; wild goldenrod
  
Solidago virgaurea; wild goldenrod
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
* John and Margaret Cannon, John and Margaret Cannon, ''Dye Plants and Dyeing'', Herbert Press, London, 1994
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* See also [[https://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/Category:Uemura_dye_archive '''Uemera Dye Archive''' (Akinokirinsou)]]
  
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* John and Margaret Cannon, ''Dye Plants and Dyeing'', Herbert Press, London, 1994
  
  
 
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[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 12:56, 22 June 2022

Giant goldenrod Solidago gigantea

Description

A yellow dye obtained from many Solidago species most of which are native to North America. One species, Solidago virgaurea, is native to Europe. Goldenrod is found near the edge of woods, on dry banks and in any acid soil region. Its abundance, reliability and clarity has made it popular with home dyers. Goldenrod gathered in full bloom and can be stored until needed, if properly dried. Colors range from a golden-yellow with alum to a dark orange with chrome and a green with Iron. The colorants in goldenrod are the flavonols, kaempferol and Quercetin, and the Anthocyanin, cyanidin. Natural tannins and Latex rubber are also present.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Silk dyed with goldenrod
Uemera Dye Archive

Solidago virgaurea; wild goldenrod

Resources and Citations

  • John and Margaret Cannon, Dye Plants and Dyeing, Herbert Press, London, 1994

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