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Taxon: Acer saccharum Marshall

Genus: Acer section: Acer series: Saccharodendron
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Acereae. Also placed in: Aceraceae
Nomen number: 409105
Place of publication: Arbust. amer. 4. 1785
Name verified on: 07-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Apr-2003
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • black maple   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum]
  • black sugar maple   (Source: Trees US [as A. nigrum]) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum]
  • chalk maple   (Source: Trees US [as A. leucoderme]) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. leucoderme]
  • Florida maple   (Source: Trees US [as A. barbatum]) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. floridanum]
  • hard maple   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • rock maple   (Source: Trees US [as A. nigrum]) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum]
  • rock maple   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • sugar maple   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • sugar maple   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • whitebark maple   (Source: Trees US [as A. leucoderme]) – English   [Acer saccharum subsp. leucoderme]
  • érable à sucre   (Source: F Canada ) – French   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • Zuckerahorn   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • acero da zucchero   (Source: Mult Glossary Trees ) – Italian   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • sockerlönn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum]
  • svartlönn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum]

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)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec [s.e.]
    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, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala

      Uncertain:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [possibly native in Pawnee & Richardson Cos.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:199.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • 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.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Kaul, R. B. et al. 2006. The flora of Nebraska. [mentions].
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1971. Atlas of the United States trees.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Acer saccharum Marshall:


Images:

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  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?409105 (25 October 2014)

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