Species Detail

Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Blue ash


Scientific Name:  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Common Name:  
Blue ash
Myaamia Name:  
saakikase
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Winter
Habitats:  
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Shrub

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown  "sakikaca; white or blue ash"
Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Use - Unknown  "sakikansia; blue ash tree"
Carter, H.L. 1987 Use - Technology  ash wood was best for bows and spears
Botanical Sources  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in moist woods in eastern and western Miami lands; Occurs on rich; moist soil throughout eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900   Miami name also refers to white ash
Coulter, S 1932   Dried exudation sap of Fraxinus ornus used as a mild laxative in doses of 15 gm