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Acer saccharinum

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: neutral, rich, average

Height: 40'-100'

Bloom Time: March, April

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)
  • Acer saccharinum (silver maple)
  • Acer saccharinum (silver maple)
  • Acer saccharinum (silver maple)
  • Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

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Description

Acer saccharinum

Also known as:

silver maple

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Scientific Synonyms:

Acer dasycarpum, Argentacer saccharinum

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WA, 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 saccharinum silver maple