Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Aceraceae - Maple Family


Acer circinatum - Vine Maple
A. glabrum var. torreyi - Mountain Maple
A. macrophyllum - Big Leaf Maple
A. negundo ssp californicum - Box Elder

Aceraceae on Wikipedia The sap of all maples is edible, although the eastern maples have a superior taste. Young shoots may be eaten like asparagus, but older leaves are poisonous. The inner bark of all maples may be eaten in an emergency.

Acer negundo

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