Latin name: Acer saccharinum L.
Botanical family: Aceraceae
Growth habit: Tree
Vernacular name(s): silver maple, soft maple (Eng.)
érable argenté (Fr.)
inninâ'tik, sigme-winš (Ojibwa)
Bark :Boiled and applied to sores [Ojibwa 85]. Steeped and applied for chest pain [Mi'kmaq 62].
Inner bark :Decoction used for diarrhoea, or mixed with a Betula decoction and used as a diuretic [Ojibwa 84].