Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum Pursh

Bigleaf Maple

Tolowa - Fiber, Clothing

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 15

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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: Tolowa
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Clothing
Notes: Bark fibers used to make women's skirts.

RECRD: 5766 id: 536