Acer saccharum Marsh.

Common name

English: Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple

German: Zuckerahorn

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2323)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2225)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1882)

      Order: Sapindales (63)

        Family: Sapindaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Acer (8)

           Epithet: saccharum Marsh. (1)

saccharum => from Sanskrit sharkara for 'sugar'

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Acer saccharum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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