Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Acer spicatum Lam. image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Aceraceae
Acer spicatum Lam.
mountain maple
Acer: the classical Latin name for the maple
spicatum: spiked
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial tree/shrub single or in clumps usually less than 20' tall; twigs mostly greenish and covered with fine hairs; bark greenish to dark but without white stripes
Flower: bloom when or after leaves open; in an erect, long-stalked cluster (panicle)
Fruit:matures in mid-summer or fall; wings almost at right angles fruit drawing
Leaf:opposite, undivided, softly hairy below, usually 3-lobed, indentations (sinuses) between main lobes sharp; edges coarsely toothed with 6-9 per inch

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