Box Elder, Acer negundo

Box Elder
Acer negundo



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Female Flowers

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Bark

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Family:Aceraceae, Maple Family
Perennial
Blooms in Spring/Summer
Habitat Preferred: Riparian
Photo taken at: Tuzigoot Bridge 9/99
Bloom Color: Green filaments capped by dangling yellow anthers
Other Common Names:
Comments: This maple can be used to make syrup - if you have a lot of time on your hands! It's the only maple with a compound leaf.
Further Reference & Sources: "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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