Acer saccharinum L.
Acer dasycarpum Ehrh. - Acer eriocarpum Michx.
Aceraceae
Acer saccharinum.jpg (40748 octets)
Deciduous tree up to 15-20 m in cultivation. Leaves opposite, deeply five-lobed. Each lobes long pointed and doubly toothed. Lamina 8-15 cm long as wide, light green above, silvery-white beneath, turning yellow in autumn. Leafstalk reddish. Small greenish-yellow flowers in February-March. Samara 3-6 cm long, ripe in June.

Home: Eastern USA

Other views: Leaves (underside)

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Acer saccharinum by Plants for a future database

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