Oleaceae Fraxinus americana L.

White Ash

Abnaki - Fiber, Snow Gear

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1947, Ethnobotanique Abenakise, Archives de Folklore 11:145-182, page 160

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Scientific name: Fraxinus americana L.
USDA symbol: FRAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Abnaki
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Wood used to make the frames of snowshoes.

RECRD: 50362 id: 15181