Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum Pursh

Bigleaf Maple

Karok - Fiber, Mats, Rugs & Bedding

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 385

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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: Karok
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Mats, Rugs & Bedding
Notes: Leaves made into mats and used to cover the layers of dried salmon stored for the winter in baskets.

RECRD: 8558 id: 489