Oleaceae Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.

Green Ash

Cherokee - Fiber, Sporting Equipment

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 23

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Scientific name: Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.
USDA symbol: FRPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Green Ash
Family: Oleaceae
Family (APG): Oleaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sporting Equipment
Notes: Wood used to make handles, ball bats and butter paddles.

RECRD: 9090 id: 15266