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Acer saccharinumAcer saccharinum

silver maple, white maple, river maple, soft maple

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS DEH

Characteristics

Height: 50-100'
Spread: 75-100'
Flowers: Feb.-Mar.; greenish yellow
Fruit: Apr.-May; tan brown; winged
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.2-7.1
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

wet, poorly drained, mucky or peaty soils of floodplains, streams, river bottoms, and along ponds and lakes

Native to

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

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1243.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004