Aceraceae Acer negundo L.


Cheyenne - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 13

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Scientific name: Acer negundo L.
USDA symbol: ACNEN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Boxelder
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Sap boiled, added to animal hide shavings and eaten as a relished candy.

RECRD: 44676 id: 542