Calflora
Taxon  Report   8452    
Acer saccharinum  L.
Silver maple
Acer saccharinum
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Acer saccharinum
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Acer saccharinum
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Acer saccharinum, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Acer saccharinum
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: SAPINDACEAE  
Genus: Acer
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acer dasycarpum
PLANTS: Acer saccharinum var. laciniatum
PLANTS: Acer saccharinum var. wieri
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More information about  Acer saccharinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACSA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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