Species Detail

Sorbus americana Marsh. unconfirmed
Gray ash; Mountain Ash


Scientific Name:  
Sorbus americana Marsh. unconfirmed
Common Name:  
Gray ash; Mountain Ash
Myaamia Name:  
naapaholi
Uses:  
Material, Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Unkn, Winter, Summer, Fall, Spring
Habitats:  
Conifer Shrubland and Forest, Conifer Swamp some deciduous domts.
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Sorbus americana Marsh. unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description  S. americana has light gray bark; smooth or scaly
No Reference Specified Use - Technology/Material  used as firewood and to make furniture. "napahuli or tawani; ash-tree counts among the best fire material and makes nice furniture"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  napaholi
Botanical Sources  
Sorbus americana Marsh. unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   S. americana occurs in moist or wet soils in coniferous forests in the northern portions of eastern Miami lands
Related Sources  
Sorbus americana Marsh. unconfirmed
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   No mention of Gray Ash" in Smalls Flora of the Southeastern U.S. 1903; Gleason and Cronquist 1991; or Coulters Flowering Plants and Ferns of Indiana 1899;