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Taxon: Acer saccharum Marshall

 
Genus: Acer
Section: Acer
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 409105
Place of publication: Arbust. amer. 4. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • sugar maple  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.e.), Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, Sonora]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Uncertain

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska (possibly native in Pawnee & Richardson Cos.)]


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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:199.
  4. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Acer+saccharum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  9. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  10. Kaul, R. B. et al. 2006. The flora of Nebraska. Note: mentions
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1971. Atlas of the United States trees
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  15. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Acer saccharum Marshall :

  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=409105. Accessed 20 July 2019.