Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Mohegan - Food, Sweetener

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 69

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sweetener
Notes: Sap used as a sweetening agent and to make maple syrup.

RECRD: 42820 id: 701