Aceraceae Acer spicatum Lam.

Mountain Maple

Malecite - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 248

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Scientific name: Acer spicatum Lam.
USDA symbol: ACSP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mountain Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of outside bark used for sore eyes.

RECRD: 44056 id: 716