Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Dakota - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 100

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Scientific name: Acer saccharum Marsh.
USDA symbol: ACSAS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sugar Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Sap formerly used to make sugar.

RECRD: 31526 id: 677