Acer nigrum Michx. f.

Locations ofAcer nigrum Michx. f. in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Acer nigrum Michx. f.
Common Name
Black Maple
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Acer nigrum Michx. f.
Plants with characters intermediate between Acer nigrum and A. saccharum are not uncommon in the limestone valleys of western Virginia.
Mesic to dry, calcareous upland forests and woodlands; rich floodplain forests. Frequent in the Ridge and Valley province below 600 m (2000 ft) elevation (rarely to 1200 m), often locally common in areas underlain by limestone, dolostone, or calcareous shales; rare elsewhere in the mountains and the Piedmont, where it occurs on rich bluffs and floodplain along the Potomac River in Fairfax and Loudoun cos., along the James River in Buckingham Co., and along the Smith River in Patrick Co.
Native Status

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