Taxon  Report   60    
Acer negundo  L.  var. californicum  (Torr. & A. Gray) Sarg.  
(no longer an active name)
Box elder,  California box elder
Acer negundo var. californicum, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Acer
Parent: Acer negundo

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

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acer negundo

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acer negundo ssp. californicum
PLANTS: Negundo californicum
NOTE: Acer negundo var. californicum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Acer negundo var. californicum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).