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Acer pseudoplatanus

Acer pseudoplatanus L.

sycamore maple

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACPS
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer pseudoplatanus
GENUS: Acer
FAMILY: ACERAC - Aceraceae (Maple Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACPS
USDA Common Name: Sycamore Maple
Native Status: L48 (I), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (CT, DC, DE, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI), CAN (BC, NB, NS, ON)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer pseudoplatanus
COMMON NAME: Sycamore Maple
SYNONYMY: [= C, G, Il, K, Pa, Z; = Acer pseudo-platanus - F, orthographic variant]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Suburban woodlands; native of Europe.
COMMENTS: Planted widely in our area as a street and yard tree, especially in the mountains. It may be naturalized more extensively in our area; northward it is a noxious weed tree.
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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 pseudoplatanus in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Acer pseudoplatanus in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

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

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