2014 Texa Parks & Wildlife agarita article I just found – guess who is mentioned? The root gives the best color when it is chopped or ground. Lots of elbow grease, to get the root out of the ground and chop it! Click here for the web article from Texas Parks and Wildlife!
PDF copy is here…. Flora Fact: Agarita|April 2014| TPW magazine same as above
Photo below is various oak leaves, oak bark, acorns, persimmon and agarita. Agarita is on the far right!