Taxon: Acer negundo L.

Genus: Acer
Section: Negundo
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1170
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1056. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Apr-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14)
  • Environmental: revegetator (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Maples)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Chiapas, Federal District, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Guatemala

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Australasia

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

    • Europe
  • Northern America

    • Canada
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

  • Cultivated


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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image