Acer spp.
Comparison of Hort 231 Maples in Order by Species (not to the same scale)
(Click here to see them grouped by plant part)
Family:  Sapindaceae
# Name
Leaf Bud Seed
1 Acer campestre

Hedge maple
Acer campestre leaf (Lohr)
Acer campestre bud
                (Lohr) Acer campestre seed
2 Acer circinatum

Vine maple
Acer circinatum leaf
                  (V.I. Lohr)
Acer circinatum double
                buds (Lohr) Acer circinatum seed
3 Acer ginnala

Amur maple
Acer ginnala leaf
Acer ginnala buds
                in Dec and March (Lohr) Acer ginnala seed (Lohr)
4 Acer glabrum

Rocky mountain maple
Acer glabrum leaf
Acer glabrum bud Acer glabrum seed (Lohr)
5 Acer griseum

Paperbark maple

Acer griseum leaf
Acer griseum
                bud (Lohr) Acer griseum (Lohr)
6 Acer macrophyllum

Bigleaf maple
Acer macrophyllum leaf
Acer macrophyllum bud
7 Acer negundo

Acer negundo leaf
Acer negundo
                bud (Lohr)
Acer negundo
                  samara (Lohr)
8 Acer palmatum

Japanese maple

Acer palmatum
                leaf (Lohr) Acer palmatum buds (Lohr) Acer palmatum seed
9 Acer palmatum
var. dissectum

Laceleaf japanese maple
Acer palmatum var.
                dissectum leaf (Lohr) Acer
                palmatum dissectum buds (Lohr) Acer palmatum var.
                dissectum seed (Lohr)
10 Acer platanoides

Norway maple
Acer platanoides
                  leaf (V.I. Lohr)
Acer platanoides fall
                bud - insert of winter bud (Lohr) Acer platanoides seed
11 Acer platanoides
'Crimson King'
Acer Platanoides 'Crimson King' leaf (Lohr) Acer platanoides
                'Crimson King' bud (Lohr) Acer Platanoides
                'Crimson King' seed (Lohr)
12 Acer pseudoplatanus

Sycamore maple
                  pseudoplanoides leaf (Lohr)
                pseudoplatanus bud (Lohr) Acer pseudoplatanus seed
13 Acer rubrum

Red maple
Acer rubrum leaf
                  (V.I. Lohr)
Acer rubrum buds
Acer rubrum seed
14 Acer saccharinum

Silver maple
Acer saccharinum leaf
                (Lohr) Acer saccharinum
                clustered buds (Lohr) Acer saccharinum
15 Acer saccharum

Sugar maple
Acer saccharum
                  leaf (Lohr)
Acer saccharum
                  buds (Lohr)
Acer saccharum seed

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