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
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "sakikaca; white or blue ash"
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "sakikansia; blue ash tree"
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  ash wood was best for bows and spears
Botanical Sources  
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   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
No Reference Specified   Miami name also refers to white ash
No Reference Specified   Dried exudation sap of Fraxinus ornus used as a mild laxative in doses of 15 gm