Oleaceae Fraxinus americana L.

White Ash

Meskwaki - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 268

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Wood splints used for weaving baskets.

RECRD: 1300 id: 15209