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Picture of Manitoba maple Plant press of Manitoba maple
Manitoba maple
Acer negundo L. var. interius (Britt.) Sarg.


Plant Description:

  • Deciduous tree growing up to 7 m tall with gray bark
  • 3 to 5 leaves on a stalk; fruits have paired wings
  • Widespread along streams, ravines and forested valleys
  • The sweet sap can be boiled to make white sugar and syrup
  • Tea can be made from the inner bark and leaves to treat liver and spleen problems
  • Found at Stops 1 through 12

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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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