Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Keith Bradley kab_acer_palmatum_77855
June Polk County NC
This species is a famous small ornamental tree with many cultivars, per Flora of China.
Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in - NC -
Look for it in suburban woodlands; it is frequently planted, per Weakley's Flora
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Petioles 2-6cm long
Sepals purplish-red, petals pale yellow to pinkish-white
8 exserted stamens
Schizocarp composed of two 1-seeded samaras
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!