Species Detail

Acer negundo L.
box elder


Scientific Name:  
Acer negundo L.
Common Name:  
box elder
Myaamia Name:  
šiišiikweehkihsi
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Acer negundo L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  a medicine was made from some part of this tree p. 2101 –
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  medicinal plant; not used by Lamoine or others he knew; but talked about. Interview with Lamoine Marks –
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  root and bark used p. 164A –
No Reference Specified Related Info  used as medicine personal communication (April 2002 email) – Michael Gonella
Botanical Sources  
Acer negundo L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   occurs on moist soils, especially alluvial soils throughout eastern and western Miami lands.
Related Sources  
Acer negundo L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   the Indians said box elder makes poor sugar p.1834 –