Taxon  Report   54 
Acer circinatum  Pursh
Vine maple
Acer circinatum
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Acer circinatum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Acer circinatum
© 2012 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Acer circinatum, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Acer circinatum
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Genus: Acer
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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