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|Family: Sapindaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acer||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acer saccharinum L.
Habit: Tree, < 20 m; monoecious or dioecious. Leaf: 8--13 cm, 9--13 cm wide, 5-lobed for 1/2--3/4 of leaf length, lobes coarsely sharp-toothed or -lobed again, abaxial surface white or white-green, inconspicuously appressed-pubescent, occasionally sparsely long-hairy on major veins and leaf base. Inflorescence: axillary, dense, flowers +- 15--100, appearing before leaves. Flower: petals 0. Fruit: wings spreading 60--120°.
Ecology: Riparian woodland; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: ScV; Distribution Outside California: eastern United States, Canada. Flowering Time: Feb--Mar
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acer negundo
Next taxon: Aesculus
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Acer saccharinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11758, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.