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Taxon: Acer glabrum Torr.

Genus: Acer section: Glabra series: Glabra
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Acereae. Also placed in: Aceraceae
Nomen number: 1135
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2:172. 1827 (Acct. pl. Rocky Mts.)
Name verified on: 26-Mar-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Rocky Mountain maple   (Source: F New Mex ) – English   [Acer glabrum var. glabrum]
  • kaskadlönn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Acer glabrum var. douglasii]
  • klipplönn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.], British Columbia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [Sioux Co.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana [w.], Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California [n.], Nevada, Utah

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world. 163.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Murray, A. E. 1970. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Acer glabrum Torr.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?1135 (01 November 2014)

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