Aceraceae Acer negundo L.


Omaha - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 329

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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: Omaha
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Sap boiled to make sugar and syrup.

RECRD: 31895 id: 561