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


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JK Marlow    jkm0507c_16

July    Fayette County    WV

Canyon Rim Visitors Center

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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.

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

Month Unknown        

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

Month Unknown        

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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.

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

Month Unknown        

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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.

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

Month Unknown        

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Rob Routledge, Sault College, Bugwood.org    bug_5492623

Month Unknown        Ontario, Canada

Fort Creek Conservation Area