Taxon  Report   56    
Acer glabrum  Torr.  var. diffusum  (Greene) Smiley
Mountain maple,  Rocky mountain maple
Acer glabrum var. diffusum
© 2016 Brian Powell
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Acer glabrum var. diffusum
© 2007 Steve Matson
Acer glabrum var. diffusum
© 2018 Matt Berger
Acer glabrum var. diffusum, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

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Acer glabrum var. diffusum
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Acer
Parent: Acer glabrum
Communities: wetland-riparian


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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acer diffusum
PLANTS: Acer glabrum ssp. diffusum
More information about  Acer glabrum var. diffusum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2018).

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