Acer saccharinum L.
Family: Sapindaceae
silver maple,  more...
[Acer dasycarpum Ehrh.,  more]
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Paul Drobot  
Etymology: Acer: the classical Latin name for the maple
Plants: perennial tree usually 40'-60' tall but up to 120' tall and up to 5' in diameter; bark light gray, separating into large plates
Leaves: opposite, undivided, silvery below, deeply 5-lobed, end lobe with narrowed bottom; indentations (sinuses) between main lobes sharp
Flowers: greenish to reddish, blooming Feb.-May much before leaves open usually in very early spring, in short clusters
Fruits: matures in spring and dropping before the leaves are full fruit drawing
Habitat: moist to wet; often on riverbanks
Conservation Status: Native
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Know Your Trees  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Paul Drobot  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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Derek Anderson  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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