Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Meskwaki - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 255

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Maple sugar used instead of salt as seasoning in cooking.

RECRD: 1225 id: 695