E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Acer saccharinum L.
silver maple
Sapindaceae (Horse-chestnut family)
(Previously in Aceraceae)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Brian Klinkenberg  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #86388)

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Three large trees were growing on an island in the Thompson River, Kamloops (Lomer 7816 @ UBC). The silver maple is often planted, and can become naturalized, especially in riverside habitats. Also collected in Beaver Creek, Fruitvale (Lomer 8836 @ UBC).

Author: Frank Lomer, Honorary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium

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