Acer macrophyllum, Big-leaf Maple

Acer macrophyllum, Big-leaf Maple. Native to the Pacific Northwest, California and British Columbia, an infusion of the inner bark was formerly used for tuberculosis. The fresh sap, dried sap, and maple syrup from the sap were used as food by First Nation peoples in its native range. The larger, broad leaves also used to wrap food for cooking in fire pit.

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