Taxon: Acer macrophyllum Pursh

Genus: Acer
    Section: Lithocarpa
Family: Sapindaceae
  Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
      Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1161
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 1:267. 1813
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Dec-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Dict Gard)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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