Oregon Maple (Acer macrophyllum)
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The leaves are packed around apples, rootcrops etc to help preserve them[18, 20].
A sticky gum obtained from the buds in spring has been mixed with oil and used as a hair tonic.
A fibre obtained from the inner bark is used for making scouring pads, rope and crude dresses[99, 118, 257]. It was harvested in the spring and was also used in making baskets.
Young stems are used as coarse twine warp and weft in the manufacture of baskets.
Wood – light, soft, not strong, close grained. It is highly valued for timber, furniture and indoor use and is also used for carving bowls, veneer etc[46, 61, 82, 99, 118, 229]. It makes an excellent fuel, producing a hot smokeless flame.
Cultivation & Habitat
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