Taxon: Acer pseudoplatanus L.

 
Genus: Acer
    Section: Acer
Family: Sapindaceae
  Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
      Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1211
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1054. 1753
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Maples)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Eur Gard F; Krussmann)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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