*Acer ginnala Maximowicz. Section: Ginnala. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Cultivated, rarely and sparingly escaped to roadsides, disturbed areas, and suburban woodlands. Dist: Native of e. Asia. Reported as "cultivated and occasionally escaped" in s. PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993; Rhoads & Block 2007).
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Taxonomy Comments: Infraspecific taxa are often recognized in its native area.
Other Comments: Closely similar is Acer tataricum; it and A. ginnala are sometimes treated as only varietally or subspecifically distinct. Acer tataricum is used sparingly in horticulture and may naturalize. It differs from A. ginnala in having leaves unlobed or with only obscure side lobes
Synonymy: = Ar, F, Il, K1, K3, Mi, Mo2, NE, NY, Pa, Murray (1970); = Acer tataricum L. ssp. ginnala (Maxim.) Wesm. – FoC, K4; = n/a – C, G, RAB