Acer nigrum

ClassificationDicots
FamilySapindaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAcer
SpeciesAcer nigrum Michx. f.
Common NameBlack maple
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Patterning: Pinnate; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Palmate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Orbicular;Palmately Lobed; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Acute;Caudate; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Cordate;Subcordate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Lobed and Entire;Lobed and Serrate;Lobed and Sinuous or Undulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 5.8
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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.

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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 nigrum fo. pubescens Acer nigrum fo. pubescens Deam
Acer nigrum fo. villosum Acer nigrum fo. villosum Deam
Acer nigrum var. palmeri Acer nigrum var. palmeri Sarg.
Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum (F.Michx.) Desmarais
Acer saccharum var. nigrum Acer saccharum var. nigrum (F.Michx.) Britton
Acer saccharum var. viride Acer saccharum var. viride (Schmidt) A.E.Murray
Saccharodendron nigrum Saccharodendron nigrum (Michx.f.) Small

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: Adair (KY), Allen (KY), Anderson (KY), Boone (KY), Boyle (KY), Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Gallatin (KY), Garrard (KY), Grant (KY), Hardin (KY), Harrison (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Johnson (KY), Kenton (KY), Knox (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lee (KY), Leslie (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Martin (KY), Mason (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Nicholas (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Perry (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Scott (KY), Shelby (KY), Spencer (KY), Trimble (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), Woodford (KY), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sumner (TN), Trousdale (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1917 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100389954 Boyle Kentucky 30 May 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
5694
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183936 Shelby Kentucky 26 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9934
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183928 Scott Kentucky 18 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9889
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183456 Carter Kentucky 02 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10694.5
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183548 Fayette Kentucky 27 Apr 1968 P. Byrley
s.n.
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183688 Lee Kentucky 30 Jun 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2961
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183597 Franklin Kentucky 02 Jun 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2834
EKY
Acer nigrum
N/A Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 K. Knauss
64
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183977 Woodford Kentucky 25 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2846
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183738 Madison Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3378
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183639 Harrison Kentucky 07 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24611
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183670 Lawrence Kentucky 15 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10638
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183845 Metcalfe Kentucky 08 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10477
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183779 Madison Kentucky 23 May 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3623
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183415 Anderson Kentucky 06 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
485
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183860 Nicholas Kentucky 13 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25091
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183480 Clinton Kentucky 22 Jun 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-183
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183746 Madison Kentucky 30 Jun 1965 B. S. Blakenship
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183514 Estill Kentucky 19 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10313
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183852 Monroe Kentucky 08 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10508
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183712 Lincoln Kentucky 29 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
7344
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183829 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 K. Knauss
64
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183837 Mercer Kentucky 01 Sep 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3783
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183605 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10282
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183589 Franklin Kentucky 26 May 1981 Steven Rice
FR-432
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183563 Fleming Kentucky 20 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25322
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183522 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
489
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183407 Allen Kentucky 05 Jul 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3716
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183704 Leslie Kentucky 08 May 2006 T. J. Weckman
10114
EKY
Acer nigrum
N/A Johnson Kentucky 20 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8318
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183878 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark
22112
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183662 Knox Kentucky 29 Apr 1994 Deborah White
s.n.
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183449 Carter Kentucky 22 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10145.5
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183373 Elliott Kentucky 20 Aug 2013 M. Greene
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183621 Hardin Kentucky 30 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1376
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183886 Powell Kentucky 03 May 2005 Timothy J. Weckman
9200
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183555 Fayette Kentucky 27 Apr 1968 C. Haynes
s.n.
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183803 Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24799
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183787 Marion Kentucky 31 Aug 1997 Ross C. Clark
23561
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100726320 Garrard Kentucky 20 Oct 2011 W.W. Overbeck
1630
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183944 Trimble Kentucky 11 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10260
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183431 Carter Kentucky 22 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10041
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183464 Clark Kentucky 17 Apr 1994 L. A. Lisle
6
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183613 Franklin Kentucky 19 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6329
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183423 Bracken Kentucky 22 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24957
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183811 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark
21906
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183530 Fayette Kentucky 16 Jul 1989 Lee D. Newbury
27
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100856655 Woodford Kentucky 17 May 1991 Ronald Jones
6746
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183795 Martin Kentucky 15 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10750
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100420072 Cumberland Kentucky 21 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
240
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183647 Jessamine Kentucky 28 Jul 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3893
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183720 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Chris S. Packard
LC21
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183894 Robertson Kentucky 15 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7007
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183654 Jessamine Kentucky 10 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11803
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183571 Franklin Kentucky 01 Jun 2006 D. Estes
8987
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183399 Adair Kentucky 08 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10382
EKY
Acer nigrum
BEREA021946 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
BEREA021943 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
ETSU007757 Carter Tennessee 02 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Acer nigrum
31973000004822 Boone Kentucky 01 Oct 1995 Naczi, Robert
5010
KNK
Acer nigrum
31234100183472 Clark Kentucky 26 Jul 1955 Mary Ruth Beckett
779
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100420023 Garrard Kentucky 05 Sep 2010 W. W. Overbeck
831
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183753 Madison Kentucky 08 May 1968 Hiram Slawter
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183761 Madison Kentucky Dolores Reppert
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183902 Robertson Kentucky 05 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25024
EKY
Acer nigrum
31234100183506 Cumberland Kentucky 07 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
133
EKY
Acer nigrum
BEREA021941 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
BEREA021944 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
BEREA021942 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
BEREA021945 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Acer nigrum
31973000004820 Pendleton Kentucky 22 Sep 1998 Sebastian, Shelby
98-8
KNK
Acer nigrum
31973000004823 Boone Kentucky 07 Aug 1993 Kuddes, Linda
22
KNK
Acer nigrum
31973000004825 Campbell Kentucky 05 Jun 1987 Thieret, John
s.n.
KNK
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006861 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006865 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
31973000004824 Campbell Kentucky 13 Oct 1997 Naczi, Robert
7055
KNK
Acer nigrum
31973000004821 Kenton Kentucky 04 Jun 1994 Naczi, Robert
4070
KNK
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006860 Mason Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006864 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006856 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006862 Lee Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006858 Wolfe Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006863 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006859 Montgomery Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144026 Wolfe Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144023 Johnson Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
UCHT018948 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Acer nigrum
APSC0096223 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0097307 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020263 Montgomery Tennessee 20 May 1951 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074459 Jefferson Kentucky 22 Mar 1976 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Acer nigrum
MDKY00006857 Marion Kentucky
MDKY
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144025 Woodford Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144020 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144024 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144021 Franklin Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
TENN-V-0144022 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Acer nigrum
APSC0075089 Jefferson Kentucky 06 Jul 1952
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020257 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 1979 Edward W. Chester
3354
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075090 Jefferson Kentucky 28 Jun 1955
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075094 Oldham Kentucky 10 Jun 1957 James Matthews
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074460 Jefferson Kentucky 15 Oct 1970 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0041983 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074465 Jefferson Kentucky 27 Mar 1973 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074462 Jefferson Kentucky 30 Jun 1949
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075092 Jefferson Kentucky 09 Jul 1955 Ethel Lovell
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0062568 Edmonson Kentucky 16 Jul 1970 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0065461 Warren Kentucky 06 Sep 1973
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0073832 Jackson Kentucky 18 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075091 Oldham Kentucky 14 Sep 1968 Harry Woodward
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0062258 Oldham Kentucky 18 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020258 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Jun 1956 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075095 Jefferson Kentucky 16 May 1941
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0062285 Oldham Kentucky 01 May 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074466 Jefferson Kentucky 17 May 1951
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074457 Jefferson Kentucky Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0089225 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0041981 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020259 Montgomery Tennessee 09 May 1942 R.E. Shanks
1476
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0087534 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Acer nigrum
MTSU013757 Wilson Tennessee 14 Sep 1984 Don Spires
012
MTSU
Acer nigrum
APSC0074463 Oldham Kentucky 16 Aug 1951
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020260 Cannon Tennessee 01 Sep 1991 Milo Pyne
91-084
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0075093 Oldham Kentucky 21 Apr 1969 Harry Woodward
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074458 Jefferson Kentucky 07 Apr 1978 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0094606 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0062276 Franklin Kentucky 04 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0020262 Montgomery Tennessee 22 May 1969 Edward W. Chester
2255
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0067732 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0074464 Oldham Kentucky 27 Jul 1950
APSC
Acer nigrum
APSC0073654 Jefferson Kentucky 27 Jun 1955
APSC
Acer nigrum
MTSU013768 Giles Tennessee 27 Apr 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013760 Davidson Tennessee 06 Nov 1983 John H. Rhee
32
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013758 Rutherford Tennessee Donnie Drayton
30
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013770 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Sep 1991 Lisa Dill
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013773 Rutherford Tennessee 09 Oct 1987 Linda Thorburn
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013756 Wilson Tennessee 21 Sep 1981 Debbie Thibault
22
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013769 Trousdale Tennessee 22 Oct 1995 Nelson Armstrong
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013753 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Oct 1979 Esther Woodward
61
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013763 Davidson Tennessee 10 Oct 1989 Marcia Anderton
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013764 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Oct 1989 M.B.
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013772 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Nov 2008 Emily Coffman
18
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013751 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Sep 1979 Esther Woodward
7
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013765 Rutherford Tennessee 09 Oct 1987 Linda Thorburn
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013767 Knox Tennessee 20 Sep 1995 Kim Wilkerson
MTSU
Acer nigrum
UCHT032955 Tennessee
UCHT
Acer nigrum
UOS05876 Van Buren Tennessee 21 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Acer nigrum
BRIT68051 Davidson Tennessee 10 Oct 1917 F. R. Norton
7314
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68056 Davidson Tennessee 11 May 1979 Paul Somers
1687
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68048 Davidson Tennessee 06 May 1961 D. Mulcahy
130.3
VDB
Acer nigrum
MTSU013771 Washington Tennessee 05 Oct 1996 Michael V. Moody
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013759 Williamson Tennessee 30 Sep 1986 Scott Taylor
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013755 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Sep 1981 Pat Hayes
88
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013762 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Sep 1981 Forrest Douglas
98
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013766 Davidson Tennessee 25 Oct 1996 Brandee Wilson
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013761 Rutherford Tennessee Oct. 19 Vickie Hillis
52
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013752 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Sep 1979 Don Green
2
MTSU
Acer nigrum
MTSU013754 Rutherford Tennessee 09 Oct 1979 W. M. Ponath
39
MTSU
Acer nigrum
UCHT032956 Tennessee
UCHT
Acer nigrum
UCHT032966 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Acer nigrum
BRIT68054 Davidson Tennessee 08 May 1981 Paul Somers
2043
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68059 Hardin Tennessee 05 Aug 1969 R. Kral
36133
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68047 Davidson Tennessee 16 Apr 1963 J. C. Kincaid
51
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68055 Davidson Tennessee 11 May 1979 Paul Somers
1694
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68045 Cannon Tennessee 01 Sep 1991 Milo Pyne
91-084
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68065 Sumner Tennessee 14 Mar 1976 J. Alcorn
1100
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68068 White Tennessee 30 Jul 1947 R. E. Shanks
5002
VDB
Acer nigrum
BRIT68050 Davidson Tennessee 19 May 1963 C. Tihon
119
VDB
Acer nigrum
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