Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum Pursh

Bigleaf Maple

Maidu - Fiber, Sewing Material

Use documented by:
Swartz, Jr., B. K., 1958, A Study of Material Aspects of Northeastern Maidu Basketry, Kroeber Anthropological Society Publications 19:67-84, page 71

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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: Maidu
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Sewing Material
Notes: Withes used as coiling thread.

RECRD: 8644 id: 503