Taxon  Report   9644 
Acer negundo  L.
Boxelder
Acer negundo
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Acer negundo
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Acer negundo
© 2004 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Acer negundo, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

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Acer negundo
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: SAPINDACEAE   (PLANTS: ACERACEAE)
Genus: Acer
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Acer negundo var. arizonicum
TJM2: Acer negundo var. californicum
TJM2: Acer negundo var. interius
More information about  Acer negundo
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACNE2)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 05, 2016).

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