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Silver Maple Fact Sheet

Family:  Aceraceae - Maple Family
Latin name:  Acer saccharinum
Common name:  Silver maple
Silver maple entire tree in late March Silver maple entire tree in early May Silver maple pistillate flowers have opened before mid March Silver maple staminate flowers have opened before mid March Acer saccharinum close up of pistillate flowers Acer saccharinum close up of staminate flowers Acer saccharinum close up of pistillate and staminate flowers Bark of Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) Leaves of Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) in early May Fruit (samara) of Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) in early May Leaf of Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) in early May
Classification: Acer saccharinum L.
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae –
Order Sapindales –
Family Aceraceae – Maple family
Genus Acer L. – maple
Species Acer saccharinum L. – Silver maple

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