Calflora
Taxon  Report   9644    
Acer negundo  L.
Boxelder
Acer negundo
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Acer negundo
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Acer negundo
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Acer negundo, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Acer negundo
© 2018 Hayley Ross
Family: SAPINDACEAE  
Genus: Acer
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Acer negundo var. arizonicum
ICPN: Acer negundo var. californicum
ICPN: Acer negundo var. interius
More information about  Acer negundo
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACNE2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).