Aceraceae Acer glabrum Torr.

Rocky Mountain Maple

Thompson - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 146

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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: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Decoction of four straight, young sticks used as a wash or taken for snakebites. The informant could not recall whether the decoction was taken internally or used as a wash.

RECRD: 32341 id: 457