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|Family: Sapindaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acer||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acer circinatum Pursh
Habit: Shrub, small tree, 1--6 m, branches generally sprawling, occasionally rooting. Leaf: 5.5--9 cm, 7--13 cm wide, 7--9-lobed for 1/4--1/2 of leaf length, lobes sharply toothed, abaxially pale green, glabrous to long-hairy at least on leaf base, major veins. Inflorescence: terminal, ascending, flowers 6--22, appearing after leaves. Flower: petals 1--3 mm, << sepals. Fruit: wings spreading 160--210°.
Ecology: Shaded streambanks; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&c NW, CaRH, n SN; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acer campestre
Next taxon: Acer glabrum
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2017. Acer circinatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11733, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.