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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Sapindaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Aceraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala

 

COMMON NAME:
Amur Maple


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image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

JK Marlow    jkm0507c_16

July    Fayette County    WV

Canyon Rim Visitors Center

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

JK Marlow    s050710_h

July    Fayette County    WV

Canyon Rim Visitors Center

Middle lobe much longer than lateral lobes, glabrous above and below, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org     bug_5446399

Month Unknown        

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org     bug_5446468

Month Unknown        

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org     bug_5446475

Month Unknown        

Fragrant flowers borne in small panicles as the leaves unfurl, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org    bug_5492430

Month Unknown        

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org    bug_5492431

Month Unknown        

Samara hang on late into fall; wings are virtually parallel, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org    bug_5492471

Month Unknown        

image of Acer ginnala, Amur Maple

Rob Routledge, Sault College, Bugwood.org    bug_5492623

Month Unknown        Ontario, Canada

Fort Creek Conservation Area

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Sapindaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Aceraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala

 

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2006

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: east Asia

Rare

Habitat: Cultivated, rarely and sparingly escaped to roadsides, disturbed areas, and suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-white
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
4-5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red/Brown
Schizocarp composed of two 1-seeded samaras

 

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