Taxon profile


Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum Marshall

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Sapindales »  family Sapindaceae »  genus Acer - maple »  section Acer sect. Acer

Scientific synonyms

Acer saccharophorum K.Koch

Least Concern LC


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853) - Asian Longhorned Beetle, Xylotrechus aceris Fisher, 1917 - Gall Making Maple Borer, Anthophylax attenuatus (Haldeman, 1847)

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Acer saccharum subsp. floridanum (Chapman) Desmarais - Southern Sugar Maple
subspecies Acer saccharum subsp. grandidentatum (Nutt.) Desmarais - Bigtooth Maple
subspecies Acer saccharum subsp. leucoderme (Small) Desmarais - Chalk Maple
subspecies Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum (Michx. f.) Desmarais - Black Maple

Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum

subspecies Acer saccharum subsp. skutchii (Rehder) A. E. Murray

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Acer saccharum Marshall]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Acer saccharum Marshall]
Data retrieved on: 25 September 2019

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