New York Metropolitan Flora

Acer nigrum Michx. f. - Black Maple

Native

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Last Modified 01/29/2013

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Acer nigrum
Acer nigrum is morphologicaly very similar to Acer saccharum and is relegated to a varietal status of A. saccharum by some authors. Acer nigrum might be under-reported/collected.

Common Names

Black Maple

Nomenclature

Synonyms:

Acer saccharum var. nigrum (Michx. f.) Britton

Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum (Michx. f.) Desmarais