Aceraceae Acer pensylvanicum L.

Striped Maple

Penobscot - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 310

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Scientific name: Acer pensylvanicum L.
USDA symbol: ACPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Striped Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Penobscot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of steeped bark applied to swollen limbs.

RECRD: 80157 id: 598