Acer platanoides

ClassificationDicots
FamilySapindaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAcer
Species:Acer platanoides L.
Common NameNorway Maple; Spitzahorn
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Samara; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4; Stamen Number: 5; Stamen Number: 6; Stamen Number: 7; Stamen Number: 8; Stamen Number: 9; Stamen Number: 10; Stamen Number: 11; Stamen Number: 12
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Acer dieckii Acer dieckii
Acer platanoides var. laciniatum Acer platanoides var. laciniatum

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Barren (KY), Campbell (KY), Fayette (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Madison (KY), Oldham (KY), Perry (KY), Shelby (KY), Warren (KY), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN, UCHT, ETSU, MDKY, MEM, MTSU, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1902 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100177524 Madison Kentucky 03 Apr 1980 Mark Sander
3
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177540 Perry Kentucky 06 Jul 1986 Earlis Thornsberry
123
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177581 Shelby Kentucky 26 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9915
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177482 Fayette Kentucky 02 Apr 1985 Patricia A. Dalton
1084
EKY
Acer platanoides
BEREA021963 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer platanoides
BEREA021962 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer platanoides
BEREA021960 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer platanoides
31973000004830 Kenton Kentucky 10 Apr 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
250
KNK
Acer platanoides
31973000004831 Campbell Kentucky 25 Oct 1998 Naczi, Robert
7752
KNK
Acer platanoides
MDKY00006883 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Acer platanoides
TENN-V-0143363 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Acer platanoides
UCHT018975 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
UCHT018972 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
UCHT018973 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
UCHT018970 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
31234100177565 Madison Kentucky Rod Maus
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177490 Kentucky 03 May 1902 Mary Didlake
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177573 Madison Kentucky 28 Jun 1965 B. S. Blakenship
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177557 Madison Kentucky 10 Apr 1982 S. D. Mims
11
EKY
Acer platanoides
31234100177532 Madison Kentucky 03 May 1968 Skip Call
EKY
Acer platanoides
BEREA021959 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer platanoides
31973000004832 Kenton Kentucky 24 Sep 1976 Aldridge, Mitch
27
KNK
Acer platanoides
TENN-V-0143365 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Acer platanoides
TENN-V-0143364 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Acer platanoides
TENN-V-0143362 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Acer platanoides
UCHT018977 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
UCHT018971 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
UCHT018978 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
APSC0074273 Barren Kentucky 13 May 1969
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0075088 Jefferson Kentucky 20 Apr 1942
APSC
Acer platanoides
UCHT018974 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer platanoides
APSC0074262 Jefferson Kentucky 16 Jun 1955 Ethel Lovell
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074261 Jefferson Kentucky 18 Jun 1974
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074277 Jefferson Kentucky 20 Apr 1942
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0075088 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074263 Jefferson Kentucky 12 May 1955 Bishop
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0020277 Montgomery Tennessee 17 Oct 1980 Edward W. Chester
4537
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074267 Warren Kentucky 13 May 1969
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074265 Jefferson Kentucky 18 May 1940
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074269 Jefferson Kentucky 11 Aug 1939 Bishop
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074271 Jefferson Kentucky 26 Apr 1967
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074264 Jefferson Kentucky 01 May 1942
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0076310 Jefferson Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074270 Jefferson Kentucky 29 Apr 1940 Bishop
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074272 Jefferson Kentucky 22 May 1940
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074276 Jefferson Kentucky 26 Mar 1933 Bishop
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074274 Jefferson Kentucky 01 Apr 1933
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0086043 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0020276 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1984 Edward W. Chester
84-63
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074275 Jefferson Kentucky 22 May 1940
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074266 Oldham Kentucky 06 May 1940
APSC
Acer platanoides
APSC0074268 Jefferson Kentucky 20 Apr 1933
APSC
Acer platanoides
MTSU013913 Davidson Tennessee 14 Oct 1979 James Michael Ary
18
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013917 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Nov 1980 Doug M. McKee
9
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013908 Rutherford Tennessee 1991-11 Thomas A. Searson
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013911 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Sep 1988 Peggy Whaley
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013912 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Sep 1981 Forrest Douglas
100
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013901 Hamblen Tennessee 23 Nov 2000 Jonathan Shannon
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013920 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Apr 1992 Ken Ferris
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013907 Davidson Tennessee 29 Sep 1991 Chris Fusco
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013897 Wilson Tennessee 21 Sep 2003 Jeremy Spiess
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013893 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Sep 2009 Richard Marko
85
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013899 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Oct 2002 Richie Wyckoff
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013918 Rutherford Tennessee 11 May 1980 Rose Mary LaGrange
9
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013903 Davidson Tennessee 25 Oct 1996 Brandee Wilson
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013896 Coffee Tennessee 19 Sep 1992 Stacy Frederick
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013906 Rutherford Tennessee 15 Oct 1980 Becky Stevens
17
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013915 Rutherford Tennessee Donnie Drayton
26
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013894 Williamson Tennessee 22 Sep 1994 Trey Hunter
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013898 Wilson Tennessee 09 Sep 1990 Greg Anderson
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013882 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Apr 1989 Beth Walrath
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013905 Rutherford Tennessee Steve Edwards
48
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013919 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Sep 1981 Pat Hayes
73
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013895 Rutherford Tennessee 31 Aug 2003 Rebecca McWhirter
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013881 Coffee Tennessee 02 Apr 1994 Charles Lawson
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013921 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013904 Carter Tennessee 28 Sep 1996 Michael V. Moody
44
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013900 Davidson Tennessee 26 Sep 1993 Bill Duke
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013916 Davidson Tennessee 08 Nov 1983 John H. Rhee
36
MTSU
Acer platanoides
ETSU027035 Hawkins Tennessee 28 Oct 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
191191
ETSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013910 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Oct 1984 Don Lewis
74
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013902 Knox Tennessee 17 Sep 1989 MAM
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013909 Davidson Tennessee 28 Oct 1988 Guy Murphree
MTSU
Acer platanoides
MTSU013914 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Nov 1979 James Michael Ary
21
MTSU
Acer platanoides
UOS05882 Franklin Tennessee 11 May 1965 Fred Diegmann
UOS
Acer platanoides
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 28 Oct 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Acer platanoides
MEM000812 Shelby Tennessee 08 May 1966 Lonnie C. Pennington
59
MEM
Acer platanoides
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