Aceraceae Acer glabrum var. douglasii (Hook.) Dippel

Douglas Maple

Haisla and Hanaksiala - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 209

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Scientific name: Acer glabrum var. douglasii (Hook.) Dippel
USDA symbol: ACGLD4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Haisla and Hanaksiala
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Wood used to make frontispieces for chief's masks.

RECRD: 61218 id: 469