Oleaceae Fraxinus nigra Marsh.

Black Ash

Chippewa - Other, Fuel

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 139

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Scientific name: Fraxinus nigra Marsh.
USDA symbol: FRNI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Black Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fuel
Notes: Wood used for fuel for quiet fires because it did not crackle and shoot sparks like other woods.

RECRD: 32003 id: 15244