Aceraceae Acer negundo L.


Cheyenne - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 4

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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 mixed with shavings from inner sides of animal hides and eaten as candy.

RECRD: 45041 id: 543