Aceraceae Acer spicatum Lam.

Mountain Maple

Ojibwa - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 353

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of pith used as a wash for sore eyes and pith used to remove foreign matter.

RECRD: 80193 id: 720