Part of maple  genus Acer and soapberry  family Sapindaceae.

Native to the Pacific Northwest of 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Acer hosts caterpillars of 285 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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