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, NA
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
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  ash wood was best for bows and spears
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "rapa8ar8i"; gray or white ash
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "napaholwi; white ash; gray ash"
Botanical Sources  
Fraxinus americana L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in moist woods
Related Sources  
Fraxinus americana L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Dried exudation sap of Fraxinus ornus used as a mild laxative in doses of 15 gm