Plant-Lore

Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Dog’s mercury

1. ┬áDog’s mercury – used to make yellow (straw colour) dye at a course in the Cotswolds to learn about natural dyes to dye wool (about 40 years ago) [London, SE22, April 2016].

Image: Downe Bank Nature Reserve, London Borough of Bromley; April 2016.