boxelder

(Acer negundo)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

boxelder

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FAC - Facultative

Midwest

FAC - Facultative

Northcentral & Northeast

FAC - Facultative

 
Identification

See Subordinate Taxa (below) for identifying information.

 
Record

The champion boxelder in Minnesota is on private property in or near St. Paul, in Ramsey County. In 1999 it was measured at 56 tall and 186 in circumference (59 in diameter).

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28.
 
Comments

 

 
Taxonomy

Family:

Sapindaceae (soapberry)

 

Subfamily:

Hippocastanoideae

 

Genus:

Acer

 

Section:

Negundo

 

Series:

Negundo

 
Subordinate Taxa

Arizona boxelder (Acer negundo var. arizonicum)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. interius)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. mexicanum)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. texanum)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. violaceum)

California boxelder (Acer negundo var. californicum)

 
Synonyms

Negundo mexicanum

Rulac negundo

Rulac texana

 
Common
Names

ash-leaved maple

ashleaf maple

box elder

boxelder

boxelder maple

California boxelder

Manitoba maple

western boxelder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

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