Acer glabrum var. douglasii
Acer glabrum Torr. var. douglasii (Hook.) Dippel
Aceraceae (Maple Family)
Synonym(s): Acer douglasii, Acer glabrum ssp. douglasii
USDA Symbol: ACGLD4
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Fruit Type: Samara
Autumn Foliage: yes
Size Class: 12-36 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AK , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA , WY
Native Distribution: Low to mid elevation, Alaska south.
Native Habitat: Rocky Bluff,Lakeshores
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
BenefitUse Other: Aboriginal people in the Interior soaked the green wood and heated it, then molded it into the desired shape for snowshoe frames, masks, rattles, fishing hoops. The Thompson people used the stringy inner bark to make twine and other peoples used it for making rope and mats.
Interesting Foliage: yes
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Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Acer glabrum var. douglasii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acer glabrum var. douglasii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff