Taxon: Acer grandidentatum Nutt.

Genus: Acer
Section: Acer
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1137
Place of publication: J. J. Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1:247. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-May-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-May-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bigtooth maple  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • canyon maple  (Source: Trees US) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, Nevada, Utah


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  • Gelderen, D. M. van et al. Maples of the world. 1994 (Maples) 193.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Murray, A. E. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ. 1970 (Monog Acer)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)


Check other web resources for Acer grandidentatum Nutt. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image