Species Detail

Fraxinus americana L.
White Ash


Scientific Name:  
Fraxinus americana L.
Common Name:  
White Ash
Myaamia Name:  
napaholwi
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Fall, Spring
Habitats:  
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Shrub

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Fraxinus americana L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Carter, H.L. 1987 Use - Technology  ash wood was best for bows and spears
Pinet, P.F. 1696-circa 1700 Use - Unknown  "rapa8ar8i"; gray or white ash
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown  "napaholwi; white ash; gray ash"
Botanical Sources  
Fraxinus americana L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in moist woods
Related Sources  
Fraxinus americana L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Coulter, S 1932   Dried exudation sap of Fraxinus ornus used as a mild laxative in doses of 15 gm