Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2006

Shrub, Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, 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:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Sapindaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acer ginnala   FAMILY Aceraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Amur Maple