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*Acer palmatum Thunberg. Section: Palmata. Japanese Maple. Phen: Apr-May; Aug-Sep. Hab: Suburban woodlands. Dist: Native of e. Asia. Frequently planted in its numerous cultivars. Serviss & Serviss (2022) documented its naturalization in AR. It is also reported as escaped in the DC area (Shetler & Orli 2000).

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Taxonomy Comments: Infraspecific taxa are recognized in its native area.

Synonymy: = Il, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Murray (1970); = n/a – C, F, G, RAB, S, Tat

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
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