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Taxon: Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. saccharum

Genus: Acer section: Acer series: Saccharodendron
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Acereae. Also placed in: Aceraceae
Nomen number: 1227
Name verified on: 07-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Mar-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Maples)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide Maples)
  • Human food: sugar   (for making maple syrup fide Maples; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Materials: fiber   (for wood pulp fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood   (for wood pulp fide AH 519)
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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)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina [n.w.], Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458.
  • Murray, A. E. 1970. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.

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Check other web resources for Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. saccharum:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum cultivars

Check other databases for 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?1227 (01 November 2014)

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