Medium-sized tree 12.2-21.3 meters (40-70ft) in height with opposite compound leaves arranged in 3-5 leaflets. Leaflets are coarsely toothed or non-toothed. Fruits are paired, maple-like keys.
Found along rivers and in fertile wooded areas. Ranges throughout the United States and Southern Canada.
Uses and Parts Used
Inner Bark tea is emetic.
Sap may be boiled down into a sugary, edible, viscous liquid.