Acer ginnala

Family (Traditional)
Species:Acer ginnala Maxim.
Common NameAmur Maple
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: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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: Green; Base Flower Color: White; 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: 8
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Bullitt (KY), Jefferson (KY), Oldham (KY), Davidson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Warren (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0069057 Bullitt Kentucky 30 Jul 1992 Max Medley
Acer ginnala
APSC0074384 Jefferson Kentucky 25 Jul 1939 Bishop
Acer ginnala
MTSU013788 Rutherford Tennessee 1956-7 Euple Ann Gilbert
Acer ginnala
MTSU013793 Warren Tennessee 13 Sep 2003 David Palmer
Acer ginnala
MTSU013790 Williamson Tennessee 16 Oct 1984 Trey Hunter
Acer ginnala
MTSU013789 Rutherford Tennessee
Acer ginnala
APSC0073655 Oldham Kentucky 19 Jun 1971 Arland Hotchkiss
Acer ginnala
MTSU013792 Davidson Tennessee 06 Dec 2010 David Henton
Acer ginnala
MTSU013791 Williamson Tennessee 24 Nov 1998 Justin Zelnik
Acer ginnala
APSC0056240 Davidson Tennessee
Acer ginnala
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