Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA central and East, found in low wet areas.  Formerly abundant, in much of its range, now only very-young trees can be found due to infestation by parasitic insect emerald ash borer (EAB) Agrilus planipennis .  Used to make baskets and barrel hoops.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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