Taxon: Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. nigrum (F. Michx.) Desmarais

 
Genus: Acer
    Section: Acer
Family: Sapindaceae
  Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
      Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 314801
Place of publication: Brittonia 7:382. 1952
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Maples)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide AH 519, as A. nigrum)
  • Human food: sugar (for making maple syrup fide Maples; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Materials: wood (fide AH 519, as A. nigrum)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Gelderen, D. M. van et al. Maples of the world. 1994 (Maples)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Murray, A. E. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ. 1970 (Monog Acer)
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. 1967- (F Ohio)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. nigrum (F. Michx.) Desmarais :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.