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Acer rubrum

Acer rubrum L.

red maple

Acer rubrum (Red Maple)
image by Hardin, J.W.
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACRU
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer rubrum
GENUS: Acer
FAMILY: ACERAC - Aceraceae (Maple Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Opposite
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Palmate
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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USDA Symbol: ACRU
USDA Common Name: Red Maple
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV), CAN (NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FAC FAC FAC

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
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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).

Seeds of Success (SOS)

SOS_NUM COL_DATE PERS_NUM STATE ECOREGION_III DETAIL
435 2016-04-20 3 North Carolina 63 Show

HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Acer rubrum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Acer rubrum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

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

NCBG RECORD
ID IMAGE1: 3977
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 3969
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-06-12

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