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Acer rubrum

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average

Height: 40'-70'

Bloom Time: March, April

Bloom Color: red

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, fall interest, ornamental foliage, shade tree, stream margin plant

Acer rubrum (red maple)
  • Acer rubrum (red maple)
  • Acer rubrum (red maple)
  • Acer rubrum (red maple)
  • Acer rubrum (red maple)

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Description

Acer rubrum

Also known as:

red maple

,

scarlet maple

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Aceraceae Maple family
Genus Acer maple
Species Acer rubrum red maple