Aceraceae Acer spicatum Lam.

Mountain Maple

Potawatomi - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 37

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Compound containing inner bark used as cough syrup.

RECRD: 80194 id: 724