Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Menominee - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 61

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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: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Boiled sap made into maple sugar and used in almost every combination of cookery.

RECRD: 1088 id: 694