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Acer pensylvanicum

Acer pensylvanicum L.

striped maple

Acer pensylvanicum (Striped Maple)
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NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACPE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer pensylvanicum
GENUS: Acer
FAMILY: ACERAC - Aceraceae (Maple Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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FRUITING PERIOD: Jun-Sep.

DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE: Dry forests, Moist forests
NATIVE RANGE: eastern North America

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACPE
USDA Common Name: Striped Maple
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (CT, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV), CAN (NB, NS, ON, PE, QC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast
WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer pensylvanicum
COMMON NAME: Striped Maple
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, G, K, Pa, RAB, S, Va, W, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May; Jun-Sep.
HABITAT: Dry to mesic forests.
COMMENTS: NS west to MB, south to w. NC, nw. SC, ne. GA, e. TN, WI, and MN. The prominently striped bark of this common, mid-elevation understory tree is unmistakable.
RANGE MAP: Acer pensylvanicum.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Aceraceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Maple Family)
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ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Acer Linnaeus 1753 (Maple)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 111-126 species, trees and shrubs, primarily north temperate.
REFERENCE: Murray (1970)=Z; van Gelderen, de Jong, and Oterdoom (1994); Acevedo-Rodríguez, van Welzen, Adema, and van der Ham in Kubitzki (2011).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Acer pensylvanicum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Acer pensylvanicum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Acer pensylvanicum in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Acer pensylvanicum in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Acer pensylvanicum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acer pensylvanicum

NCBG RECORD
ID IMAGE1: 9809
ID IMAGE2: 9807
ID IMAGE3: 3967
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2016-08-13

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