Entry Detail

Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
blue ash


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Common Name:  
blue ash
Myaamia Name:  
sakikansia
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Carter, H.L. 1987 Related Info 

Ash wood was best for bows and spears.

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"

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

"sakĭ́kacä, white or blue ash"

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

Myaamia name also refers to white ash.