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Acer glabrum var. torreyi

Acer glabrum Torr. var. torreyi (Greene) Smiley

Torrey Maple, Torrey's Mountain Maple

Aceraceae (Maple family)

Synonym(s): Acer glabrum ssp. torreyi, Acer torreyi


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Samara
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun


Native Habitat: Moist to dry montane rocky slopes and canyons.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acer glabrum var. torreyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acer glabrum var. torreyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acer glabrum var. torreyi


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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