Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Acer pensylvanicum Linnaeus. Section: Macrantha. Striped Maple. Phen: May; Jun-Sep. Hab: Dry to mesic forests. Dist: NS west to MB, south to w. NC, nw. SC, ne. GA, e. TN, WI, and MN.

ID notes: The prominently striped bark of this common, mid-elevation understory tree is unmistakable.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Murray (1970)

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