Aceraceae Acer glabrum Torr.

Rocky Mountain Maple

Blackfoot - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 65

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Scientific name: Acer glabrum Torr.
USDA symbol: ACGLG2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Infusion of bark taken in the morning as a cathartic.

RECRD: 3645 id: 439