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Acer negundoAcer negundoAcer negundo

box elder, ash leaf maple, Manitoba maple

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 30-60'
Spread: 30-60'
Flowers: Apr.-May; yellow-green
Fruit: Jul.-Sept.; tan brown; winged
Fall color: yellow, red

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.2-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

grows best in lowland sites along rivers, streams, ponds, and seasonally flooded areas; tolerates a variety of soil types

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

brittle wood; thicket-forming



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1345.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004