Also called Manitoba maple (in 🇨🇦 Canada);  ashleaf maple (in 🇬🇧 Britain and 🇮🇪 Ireland);  and ash-leaved maple and maple ash (in 🇺🇸 USA).   One of the soft maples.

Part of 🍁︎ maple  genus Acer in soapberry  family Sapindaceae in cashew / 🌰︎ chestnut / 🍊︎ citrus / 🍁︎ maple  order Sapindales.   It is the only maple with 🌿︎ compound-leaves.

Native to North America.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), 🌎︎ map (🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA) (colors), 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file   Invasive > 🌐︎ various

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Acer hosts caterpillars of 285 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Male trees score very allergenic (9 out of 10) on the OPALS™ Ogren Plant Allergy Scale.

Learn more about boxelder maple Acer negundo

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