Taxon  Report   54    
Acer circinatum  Pursh
Vine maple
Acer circinatum
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acer circinatum
© 2018 Kyle Johnson
Acer circinatum
© 2013 James Gonsman
Acer circinatum, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Acer circinatum
© 2018 Kyle Johnson
Genus: Acer
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Acer circinatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).