Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum Pursh

Bigleaf Maple

Cowichan - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 77

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Scientific name: Acer macrophyllum Pursh
USDA symbol: ACMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bigleaf Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Cowichan
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Large leaves used for lining baskets, wrapping fish and placing on berry drying racks.

RECRD: 47499 id: 485