Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Ojibwa - Food, Sour

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 394

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sour
Notes: Sap allowed to sour to make vinegar and mixed with maple sugar to cook sweet and sour meat.

RECRD: 407 id: 703