serratula tinctoria

Saw-wort

Serratula tinctoria, commonly known as Saw-wort, is a species in the genus Serratula. It is a native of Europe. It grows in moist soil, full sun to part shade, and grows up to one meter tall.

This is an introduced plant in a small area of the northeastern United States, where is is called the Dyer's plumeless saw-wort.

Uses

S. tinctoria is the source of a yellow dye.

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