Part of maple  genus Acer in soapberry  family Sapindaceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA's Pacific Northwest (Cascadia).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Acer hosts caterpillars of 285 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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