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box elder:

see maplemaple,
common name for the genus Acer of the Aceraceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere, found mainly in temperate regions and on tropical mountain slopes. Acer, the principal genus, includes the many maples and the box elder.
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box elder

box elder

30-60 ft (10-20m) tree with smooth green twigs and leaves that resemble poison ivy, but leaves are opposite each other, not alternating. Has maple-tree-type winged seed keys but thinner and longer than maple. Keys can be eaten. Sap boiled down for sugar. Very popular source of sugar. The inner bark can be eaten raw, boiled, roasted or dried and pounded into a powder with fiber sifted out. Tea made from inner bark can induce vomiting. Young leaves are edible and somewhat sweet, but have little nutrition.
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Alternatively, the nine species that breed in the area tended to prefer silver maple, ash species, and "white oaks" and avoid cottonwood, black willow, and box elder (Total column in Table 8).
Some of the best low pollen trees are the females of dioecious species such as ash, poplar, willow, cedar, juniper, cottonwood, mulberry, Osage orange, yew, box elder, fringe tree, holly, pepper tree, smoke tree, coffee tree, sassafras, and red maple.
Census Bureau, Population Estimates Division, data released 7/10/2008 Fastest Growing Cities in South Dakota with a Population of 1,000+ 2006-2007 Percent Numeric Name County 2006 2007 Chq 06/07 Change Harrisburg Lincoln 3,245 4,355 34.2% 1,110 Mission Todd 957 1,218 27.3% 261 Tea Lincoln 3,552 3,953 11.3% 401 Box Elder Pennington 3,093 3,257 5.3% 164 Hartford Minnehaha 1,935 2,021 4.4% 86 Brandon Minnehaha 6,975 7,236 3.7% 261 Volga Brookings 1,510 1,565 3.6% 55 Worthing Lincoln 1,060 1,096 3.4% 36 Crooks Minnehaha 1,030 1,061 3.0% 31 Belle Fourche Butte 4,786 4,909 2.6% 123 Source: U.S.
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The Box Elder Choir sang our national anthem in a stirring tribute to service personnel, both past and present.
At the point of the knoll stood a single box elder tree.
As the Mass ran on I noticed a box elder beetle walking across the top of the pew in front of me.
Box Elder School District in Salt Lake City, Utah, meanwhile, has an extensive substitute teacher section on the personnel page of its Web site, featuring FAQs, training information and a forum for subs to connect.
As one of its common names suggests, the Manitoba maple or box elder (Acer negundo) is native to the river and stream valleys of the prairie parklands.
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Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Mont., and Stone Child College in Box Elder, Mont., will each receive $400,000 from the Tribal Colleges and Universities Program administered by the U.S.