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white ash

Entry Type:  
Scientific Name:  
Common Name:  
white ash
Myaamia Name:  
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Fall, Spring
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest

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Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 No Reference Specified

Used as firewood and to make furniture. "napahuli or tawani, ash-tree counts among the best fire material and makes nice furniture".

Small, J.K. 1903 No Reference Specified

No mention of gray ash in Small's Flora of the Southeastern U.S. (1903), Gleason and Cronquist (1991), Deam (1940) or Coulter's Flowering Plants and Ferns of Indiana (1899). However Fraxinus americana is sometimes called white or gray ash, in online sources. 

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat 

Occurs in moist woods in eastern and western Myaamia lands.

Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Coulter, S. 1932  

Dried exudation sap of flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus) can be used as a mild laxative in doses of 15 gm.

Costa, D. 2005  

"rapa8ar8i"; gray or white ash

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

"napaholwi, white ash, gray ash"