Entry Detail


blue ash


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Common Name:  
blue ash
Myaamia Name:  
sakikansia
Harvest Seasons:  
Winter
Habitats:  
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Tar Creek Superfund Report 2003 Use - Technology 

Leaves are used.

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

Occurs in woods on rich, moist soils through eastern and western Myaamia lands.

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

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

Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895  

"sakíkansia, blue ash tree"

Carter, H.L. 1987  

Ash wood was best for bows and spears.

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

"blue ash, sah-ke-kah-shah"

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

"sakĭ́kacä, white or blue ash"