Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Acer saccharinum Linnaeus. Section: Rubra. Silver Maple, Soft Maple. Phen: Feb-Apr; Apr-Jul. Hab: Bottomlands, riverbanks, and disturbed areas. Dist: NS west to SK, south to Panhandle FL, LA, and OK, rare and mostly introduced east of the Appalachians and south of VA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl4, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Va, W, WH3, Murray (1970); = Argentacer saccharinum – S

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source
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image of plant© Erik Danielson source