Aceraceae Acer glabrum Torr.

Rocky Mountain Maple

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Hunting Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 59

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hunting Medicine
Notes: Branch tied in a knot and placed over the bear's tracks while hunting to stop the wounded bear.

RECRD: 12309 id: 445