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 (Lohr)
2 Acer circinatum

Vine maple
Acer circinatum leaf (V.I. Lohr)
Acer circinatum double buds (Lohr) Acer circinatum seed (Lohr)
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 (Lohr)
Acer glabrum bud Acer glabrum seed (Lohr)
5 Acer griseum

Paperbark maple

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

Bigleaf maple
Acer macrophyllum leaf (Lohr)
Acer macrophyllum bud (Lohr)
7 Acer negundo

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

Japanese maple

Acer palmatum leaf (Lohr) Acer palmatum buds (Lohr) Acer palmatum seed (Lohr)
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 (Lohr)
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
Acer pseudoplanoides leaf (Lohr)
Acer pseudoplatanus bud (Lohr) Acer pseudoplatanus seed
13 Acer rubrum

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

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

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

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Virginia Lohr, Professor, E-mail: lohr@wsu.edu
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-6414 U.S.A.
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