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Taxon: Acer saccharinum L.

 
Genus: Acer
Section: Rubra
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1225
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1055. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • silver maple  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • soft maple  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • white maple  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • silver maple   - English (Canada)
  • érable argenté   - French (Canada)
  • Silberahorn  (Source: Maples) - German
  • acero argentato  (Source: Mult Glossary Trees) - Italian
  • silverlönn  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (for making utensils)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 169.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world 237-238.
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  7. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  8. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  12. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  14. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  15. Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458
  16. Murray, A. E. 1970. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  22. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Sapindaceae&GenusID=Acer&SpeciesID=saccharinum target='_blank'
  23. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Acer saccharinum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1225. Accessed 19 September 2019.